Thom is talking about women's political movement a bit today. I think that everyone should check out Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace. It is a story that gives you hope for mankind. They nonviolently ended a civil war, got Charles Taylor convicted of war crimes, and it looks like they have brought back a republic government structure. The founder of the movement and another Liberian woman who is the first woman president in Africa shared in the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. I believe Hillary said she dressed in white both to honor our feminist founders here and to honor the women of Liberia.

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zapdam 22 weeks 2 days ago
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Helen Willis were have you been my lady. I for one have missed your presence. Helen i think your comment is falling on deaf ears, don't you know America is the center of the universe, nothing notable happens outside its shores. Putting it simply, Americans can't fucking straighten out their own affairs, thinking beyond their blinkers would be overwhelming. How do you like your DRUMPF presidency?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women_of_Liberia_Mass_Action_for_Peace

Legend 22 weeks 2 days ago
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I used to live in Ghana. Women have a lot of control in W. Africa.

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