International Womens Day

1 Why International Women’s Day is mostly good, and Tom is mostly wrong

International Women’s Day’s roots are planted in the 20th century American women’s liberation movement (though women around the world are part of early and pre-dated machinations, to be sure). It is, at its core, connected to a sense of grassroots movement bubbling-over of outrage. It is the culmination of “we’ve had enough of this bullshit.”

0 Is International Women’s Day good for women?

I’m not a big fan of International or National Anything Days. I’m not convinced that these arbitrary calendric celebrations necessarily do all that much to improve public understanding and recognition of the issues being celebrated.