If we really had a voice what might we say?
Give us money or give us peace.
We have no money
We have no peace.
Do we have voice?
We need a voice
A BIG voice
“There is a significant gap between language inscribed in our Security Resolutions, our declarations, our action plans, and the actual reality of women’s participation in decision-making when it comes to peace and security issues.”
– Radhika Coomaraswamy
What do I think?
Well if anyone really wants to know … if the war-mongers are not going to allow women a voice then they should be paying women for this enforced silence. How? Basic Income. Guarantee every woman a basic income.
Maybe that is something the UN might consider.
Yes the reports are valuable. What might be better is to give the money to individual women. Help women buy back their lives and the lives of their children.
an Action Plan
Action Plan? … Cut the Crap and give us money … BIG money!
20 Years ago, if we had had a voice, what might we have said?
Cut the Crap. Give us money.
Are there no women of voice? Hardly … Unless they belong to certain SIGs
That would be Special Interest Groups … Meaning that they work for their own special interests, whatever that might mean …
Business for example.
Yes, it is a women’s organization. It probably does take good care of its members. If you are not a member? If you happen to be an independent artist, especially one that dares try to paddle her canoe upstream? Hmmmmm well I’ve never been privy to their constitution. I guess I think of them as the old girls’ network. I don’t know that they would support basic income.
On August 15, 2015 a Canadian Health minister received one BIG letter. What was his response?
Ought he or ought he not?
So let’s talk.
Who said that?
Are you sure it was Thomas Piketty?
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Get a good job
Nothing for sale? Not getting paid?
So why bother if you are not earning any money? Why do art? Why make music? Why volunteer at your local soup kitchen or church supper or legion hall or school fundraiser? Why bother?
Yes … why?
It is not too late for Canada
This week-end in Montreal
This would be a great weekend to be in Montreal. Hopefully those who can, will speak out for those who cannot.
The Speakers are:
Joe Soss, Career,
Roberto Gargarella, Roberto Gargarella Career,
Guy Standing, Guy Standing Career
Renana Jhabwala, Renana Jhabvala, Career
Alicia Barcena, Alicia Barcena, Bibliography
One more bibliography for equality.
Where is that Fellow when you need him?
The world wants YOU!
Who spoke out in 2012?
What’s on the agenda?
Funding by any other name?
Is there Democracy in America?
Those Irish-Americans again!
The front-runners …It is fourteen years later … Where are they now?
North to Alaska … July 21 is Jay Hammond Day
And those missing links?
What about India?
Women organizing in India
Meanwhile in New Brunswick our people need to go out West to find jobs, small businesses are struggling to survive and our industries are gone.
15 years of Poverty History from 2000 to 2014
The Politics of Poverty
What else is going on?
Across the Globe since 1986.
Read all about it in the News
And for those armchair warriors who … Read the Books