Women to Watch

Trudeau not prepared to restart or scrap MMIW inquiry

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is a long way from “starting over or scrapping” the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. The federal government is monitoring the work of the federally funded commission and its staff to ensure they have the ability to d ...

'Am I A Bad Feminist?' Margaret Atwood Worries About Fairness And Due Process In #MeToo, And About The Backlash She Suffered For Worrying

"The #MeToo moment is a symptom of a broken legal system. All too frequently, women and other sexual-abuse complainants couldn't get a fair hearing through institutions - including corporate structures - so they used a new tool: the internet. ... [But] if the legal system is bypassed because it is ...

Top Posts From AJBlogs 01.15.18

Museum Admissions, Deaccessions: Let's Get RealI have not waded into either of the debates that are raging across the art museum world at the moment. So far, I've avoided commenting on ... read moreAJBlog: Real Clear Arts Published 2018-01-15Michael Gordon's Acquanetta: Backstage carnage amid on-s ...

Evening Brief: Nuclear news, North Korea and nasty women

Tonight's Evening Brief is brought to you by Inter Pares. The post Evening Brief: Nuclear news, North Korea and nasty women appeared first on iPolitics. ...

KuuHubb has 170% upside, Echelon Wealth Partners says

Better than expected results from KuuHubb (TSXV:KUU) have Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Ralph Garcea feeling bullish about the tech junior. This morning, KuuHubb issued an update on its financial performance, offering a unaudited sneak peek at its Q2 numbers. The company estimated revenue at (U. ...

What Should Theatre Criticism Do About Its Problematic So-Called 'Genius' Men?

The root of the problem? "We have formed the very basis of theatre criticism on white male supremacy, teaching decades of students that white male-centered criticism is the backbone of the field and that anything else is a specialization, an extra. We teach this to the students who grow up to run o ...

Women Are Still (Hugely) Underrepresented In The Director's Chair

So what's happening here? The numbers are ugly: "The year with the highest percentage was 2008, with nine women, or 8 percent." ...

Irish Women Are Sick Of Being Excluded From Literature, And They're Not Going To Take It Anymore

More than 250 Irish poets and other writers have already signed a pledge not to participate in any anthologies, conferences, or festivals where women writers aren't represented in fair quantities. What was the tipping point? "The pledge was conceived after the publication of the Cambridge Companion ...

This Woman Is Pop Music's Secret Weapon

To quote one musician, sound engineer Laura Sisk is "a rad, funny, calm person in a field dominated by annoying, grumpy dudes." ...

It's Past Time - But It Is Time - To Radically Reimagine Ballet

For instance, time to radically reimagine the ballerina and her agency: "That would begin with addressing the various stages of female puberty instead ignoring it. Her blossoming womanhood would not be treated as plague. Instead, ballet would develop a system of support for girls during a time when ...