Category Archives: Women's History Month

My Blog is 6!

Today is my blog’s sixth birthday!  What I want to do in this post is to share with you my goals for this coming year of blogging, including my struggles over what some of my goals will be. My plan … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow on the Pay Gap; Texas Tort Reform and Health Care Costs

I have two links for today. 1.  Ben Wallace-Wells has an excellent article in The Rolling Stone about liberal MSNBC host Rachel Maddow. My reaction to Rachel Maddow is mixed.  On the positive side, I agree with the article that … Continue reading

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Connie Marshner, Part 2

For this my final post of Women’s History Month 2012, I will look at something that Susan Faludi says about conservative activist Connie Marshner on page 243 of her 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women. “In the … Continue reading

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Connie Marshner

Connie Marshner is a conservative figure whom Susan Faludi discusses in her 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women.  In this post, I’ll talk about the times when I have come across that name. The first time that … Continue reading

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Nancy Barrett, “Poverty, Welfare, and Comparable Worth”

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly edited a 1984 book entitled Equal Pay for UNequal Work: A Conference on Comparable Worth.  I do not plan on reading the entire book right now, but I may do that for a future Women’s History … Continue reading

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Michael Levin, “The Earnings Gap and Family Choices”

An anti-feminist intellectual whom Susan Faludi profiles in her 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women is Michael Levin.  In this post, I will talk about a presentation that Michael Levin gave, which is in a 1984 book … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Politics, Women's History Month

George Gilder and Susan Faludi

For today’s Women’s History Month post, I will talk about two articles by conservative economist George Gilder, whom Susan Faludi talks about in her 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women.  The first article is “The Relationship of … Continue reading

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Abby Johnson’s Conversion

I was rummaging through some old papers recently, and I found something that I picked up at the Latin mass that I attended in Cincinnati.  It was the Cincinnati Right to Life News Brief, and it was talking about Abby … Continue reading

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Charlotte Allen’s Critique of Susan Faludi’s Backlash

For this post, I will share some comments that I read on Susan Faludi’s 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women. I will focus primarily on a February 1992 article by Charlotte Low Allen in Commentary, but I … Continue reading

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Susan Faludi, Backlash 23

I finished Susan Faludi’s 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women.  Specifically, I read the end-notes and the Acknowledgments.  I have three items: 1.  I have long heard the argument (and when I was a conservative I used … Continue reading

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