Alaska, General Blog, Travel

Alaska: A Spirited Adventure, a Spiritual Experience

Anita Finlay / 21 Feb 2013

A departure in subject matter for me, I was recently asked to write about my Alaskan travel adventure.  This article originally appeared on Boomer Women Travelers, a lovely new site …enjoy! Halfway into planning a vacation with my husband that doubled as my 50th birthday present, the stress of work and caring for an elderly parent left me with zero energy to map out a...

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WWII's Female War Heroes Deserve To Have Their Stories Told 1
Photography
Fighting for Women’s Rights at the Voting Booth
Misogyny, Sexism

Fighting for Women’s Rights at the Voting Booth

GOP efforts to ram through Brett Kavanaugh’s  lifetime Supreme Court appointment while hiding vital information about him from the public showcases not only the urgency of overturning one-party rule, but the need to elect more Progressive women to office.  Women’s rights in particular will be affected if Kavanaugh is confirmed and, as predicted, pushes the Supreme Court further right, likely overturning Roe v. Wade.  That...

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0 / Anita Finlay / Sep 09, 2018
Drowning In Ink By The Barrel — Reporters Who Stifle Criticism
Hillary Clinton, Media Bias

Drowning In Ink By The Barrel — Reporters Who Stifle Criticism

New York Times‘  reporter Maggie Haberman got backlash for her recent op-ed decrying a lack of civility on Twitter, declaring she was stepping away from it as a result.  No doubt social media can be cruel, particularly for women. But we must separate facts from a self-serving or defensive posture in this case.  Did Ms. Haberman mention her habit of blocking those who offer respectful...

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0 / Anita Finlay / Jul 25, 2018
The Shame in White Male Savior Syndrome
Media Bias, Misogyny

The Shame in White Male Savior Syndrome

Shame on every man from NBC’s Chuck Todd and Joe Scarborough, CNN’s Jake Tapper, Vox’s Ezra Klein, Rep. Trey Gowdy, former FBI Director Jim Comey, to Steve Schmidt to Senator Bernie Sanders and yes, even, Senator John McCain.  Every single one did nothing but bash Hillary Clinton, working to tank her poll numbers and depress her voters in the run-up to the 2016 election. All are...

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20 / Anita Finlay / Jun 10, 2018


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