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Women’s Public Authority

IN CASE OF CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS….Start here: The Great Law of Peace

Updated resources: Dec. 9, 2018, March 21, 2019 Posted September 6, 2018 I agree with those who say that Americans are in a constitutional crisis in 2018. I believe that the most unifying, sanity-inducing, and relief-giving activity that we can do right now is to learn the details of the Great Law of Peace and […]

Inspiration from FARM WOMEN UNITED — Reclaiming the U.S. Constitution: The 2018 Dairy Farm Crisis

Inspiration from FARM WOMEN UNITED — Reclaiming the U.S. Constitution: The 2018 Dairy Farm Crisis Posted July 22, 2018 As a 67-year old lifelong activist, in 2018 I am finding more and more need to refer to the U.S. Constitution, only to find that the Constitution itself is outdated and unclear on many things—including public […]

FOOD-and-FARM POLICY: MANIFESTING FEMINISM IN ILLINOIS

FOOD-and-FARM POLICY: MANIFESTING FEMINISM IN ILLINOIS Posted May 9, 2018 A working definition of feminism: Feminism is the act of remembering that no humans exist or thrive without the wisdom, agency, and authority of women — as indigenous individuals, as an intergenerational culture (women-to-women), and as the center of a wild species living on this Earth. […]

Welcome to the 20+ year old food-and-farm movement

To public policy think tanks: Welcome to the 20+ year old food-and-farm movement Posted April 22, 2018 A slightly edited version of the comment submitted to Ms. Magazine In response to blogpost by Anna Chu: “Diversity and Snap Decisions: How Women’s Voices would have Built a Better Farm Bill” Ms. Magazine, April 20, 2018 To: Anna […]

WOMEN’S AUTHORITY, WOMEN’S LIVES: The ERA or the Great Law of Peace?

WOMEN’S AUTHORITY, WOMEN’S LIVES:  The ERA or the Great Law of Peace? Which amendment would meaningfully improve U.S. women’s lives—the ERA or the Great Law of Peace–sooner rather than later? Posted March 29, 2018   I am 66-years old, a born feminist for many reasons, most of which still exist today. When the Women’s March […]

Job Posting for the Women’s March organization — AKA the real West Wing, the real Executive Branch

Job Posting for the Women’s March organization — AKA the real West Wing, the real Executive Branch Posted July 31, 2017 This is an updated and reformatted version of a July 26, 2017 announcement posted on two food-and-farm listservs serving U.S. and North America. To: Women, Food, and Agriculture Network (national organization based in Ames, […]

STILL MISSING IN THE U.S.: WOMEN’S COLLECTIVE AUTHORITY (Part A)

STILL MISSING IN THE U.S.:  WOMEN’S COLLECTIVE AUTHORITY – Part A Resources for Inspiration and Action (3 parts) Posted: November 27, 2016 Part A. Events Part B. Current Messages for Inspiration –Reactions to U.S. Election –Standing Rock –Waging Peace Part C. Creating New Foundations for Life:  Practical 21st Century Initiatives  This is a revised and […]

STILL MISSING IN THE U.S.: WOMEN’S COLLECTIVE AUTHORITY (Part B)

STILL MISSING IN THE U.S.: WOMEN’S COLLECTIVE AUTHORITY – Part B Resources for Inspiration and Action (3 parts) Posted: November 27, 2016 Part A. Events Part B. Current Messages for Inspiration –Reactions to U.S. Election –Standing Rock –Waging Peace Part C. Creating New Foundations for Life: Practical 21st Century Initiatives   B. CURRENT MESSAGES FOR […]