“Betty Friedan’s #TheFeminineMystique: 50 Years Later”

    By Peter Dreier, Truthout | Historical Analysis The Feminine Mystique - published on February 19, 1963 -"catalyzed the modern feminist movement, helped forever change Americans' attitudes about women's role in society and catapulted its author into becoming an influential and controversial public figure." Betty Friedan's book, The Feminine Mystique, identified the "problem that... Continue Reading →

#CointelPro and #MartinLutherKingJr

"The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) began monitoring Martin Luther King, Jr., in December 1955, during his involvement with the Montgomery bus boycott, and engaged in covert operations against him throughout the 1960s. FBI director J. Edgar Hoover was personally hostile toward King, believing that the civil rights leader was influenced by Communists. This... Continue Reading →

New Jersey Peace Action

"Peace Action is the nation's largest grass roots organization. It was founded as SANE (later to become SANE/Freeze) in 1957. Our goals are: Abolish Nuclear War Promote a more peaceful economy Bring an end to weapons trafficking Encourage non-military solutions to international conflicts Promote conflict resolution at all levels. Peace Action's national headquarters are in... Continue Reading →

#WCW – Mary McLeod Bethune

"Mary McLeod Bethune was an educator and activist, serving as president of the National Association of Colored Women and founding the National Council of Negro Women. Synopsis Born on July 10, 1875, in Mayesville, South Carolina, Mary McLeod Bethune was a child of former slaves. She graduated from the Scotia Seminary for Girls in 1893.... Continue Reading →

“How to Confront a #PathologicalLiar”

By Lisa Mooney Oct 15, 2015 Pathological lying is defined as telling lies to the point they are persistent, extremely exaggerated and often told without a discernible reward. Psychiatrists have not given pathological lying the title of a true mental disorder as of yet, though this behavior is suggestive of a mental disturbance. Pathological liars... Continue Reading →

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