Read These Now Because I Should Stay in Bed

I should have stayed in bed this week. Hell, I might go back to bed! A week of sleep, if only there were soma-holidays, would be a nice respite and my bed is so comfy. My bed is a cocoon of silk, Egyptian cotton, and down. Every day I wake up not wanting to escape. Perhaps I will do a post about how I am a sheet freak? Poly blends will NEVER touch my skin! I babble, so here is some news.

Chaos in airports.

Powerful storms. Watch out Liss!

No change in Iraq and Bush will tell us so.

Except Army tours reduced to 12 months.

Condi approved torture.

Murdoch to back Microsoft's Yahoo bid.

Yahoo advertising deal with Google aims to deter Microsoft bid.

Grand Canyon Gorge Is 9 Times Older Than Thought.

Stretching Your Horse’s Hay Supply During Drought.

How Fast You'll Age Is Written In Your Bones.

Uncontrollable Stress Worsens Symptoms Of Endometriosis.

On The Issues Magazine-The Progressive Woman's Quarterly.

Update: I forgot to add this.

NEW YORK, April 9, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- On the Issues Magazine, an award-winning print publication known for tantalizing progressive and feminist articles, announces a new online magazine venture at

"Today's political climate of crisis and uncertainty, of continuing and intensifying attacks on women in the U.S. and around the globe, demands a voice of courage and conviction," said Merle Hoffman, publisher and editor-in-chief, who is reviving the magazine on the Web after a nine-year hiatus. "Women are eager for intellectual stimulation and emotional engagement, to dialogue and debate the profound issues and challenges facing us," said Hoffman.

The premiere Web release of On The Issues Magazine features the dramatic and underreported stories of Middle Eastern women who oppose both war and fundamentalism. "Iranian Women Today: Fighting Two Enemies" by Mary Lou Greenberg gives an eyewitness account of recent rallies of Iranian women in Los Angeles and Brussels. A solidarity statement from acclaimed U.S. feminists is included, along with the popular anthem of banned Iranian woman singer Gissoo Shakeri.

Shakesville is run as a safe space. First-time commenters: Please read Shakesville's Commenting Policy and Feminism 101 Section before commenting. We also do lots of in-thread moderation, so we ask that everyone read the entirety of any thread before commenting, to ensure compliance with any in-thread moderation. Thank you.

blog comments powered by Disqus