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News

Women Not Allowed in Country Clubs: Seriously???

By Womens Voices for Change
By Carolyn Hahn The New York Times hadn’t yet arrived when the cat woke me up at 7 the other morning, so I checked out the paper online, clicking on the first article title that hit my groggy eyes: “A Cozy Spot to Eat After Golf, But Out of Bounds to Women.” In this day and age, I thought? Yes,…
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Tim Russert, a Fine Journalist, Had Mixed Record On Women

By Womens Voices for Change
We’ve just learned of the death of NBC’s Tim Russert. We offer condolences to his family. Much will be written about Russert’s stellar career. On women, we would direct our readers to the great blogger Taylor Marsh for a balanced look at Russert’s recent work during the presidential campaign. The debate last night was something else. I’ve never been prouder…
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Emotional Health

The Power of Renunciation – A Sermon for Today

By Womens Voices for Change
By Rev. Cecilia Loving Recently, we discussed the power of renunciation, the power of letting go of whatever is not for our highest good, the power of saying no. This spiritual housecleaning is shown by the story of Noah’s ark. While the waters cleansed the earth, the ark only contained what was absolutely essential, only what God told Noah to…
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News

Sue Simmons is a A New York Treasure – And An Honest Journalist

By Womens Voices for Change
Emmy Award winning television journalist Sue Simmons erred the other night. This New York legend, co-anchor of two daily broadcasts on WNBC,was doing a voice over promo for a news story about rising food costs. Suddenly stock footage of a cruise ship appeared on the screen. Unaware either that the microphone was on, or that the promo was live, Simmons…
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Arts & Culture

Opera: Solo Encores as Metaphor

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
by Laura Sillerman | bio There has been a ban on solo opera encores at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan since 1933. (That’s thirty-three). At the Metropolitan Opera they’ve been banned for the bulk of the 20th century-plus (with the exception of Pavarotti’s second act aria in “Tosca” in ’94). Let’s just say the high C was an early…
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Does it Matter if Katie Couric Leaves CBS?

By Womens Voices for Change
In a word, yes. We can’t resist weighing in on the reports that Couric will leave CBS after January, with two years left on her contract. From the beginning of her Evening News tenure in 2006, Couric has been a target for ridicule and criticism. A few women spoke up passionately in her defense, such as Greta Van Susteren in…
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Money & Careers

Money and Women – How to Keep It and Why We’re All Experts

By Stewart Susan
Welcome to a New Weekly Feature by our own financial guru, Susan Stewart, CEO of Charter Financial Group. Read Susan's impressive bio here. She and her writing partner, Kerry Hannon, have put this series together for us as part of their forthcoming book on investing for women. -Elaine L. by Susan Stewart We women have our fingers firmly on the…
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News · Politics

Washington Post Follows WVFC Story on Clinton

By Womens Voices for Change
Last week we ran our exclusive story — hat tip to Greta Van Susteren — that Hillary Clinton was set to fight all the way to the convention. Well, now it seems the Washington Post feels it’s the first to report that. One well-known news outlet emailed us to say that’s the last time they wouldn’t pay close attention to…
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News

Poll: Tell Us About the Bravest Woman You Ever Met

By Womens Voices for Change
How important is courage? Do you have a story about the bravest woman you ever met? Each Monday, we like to invite you to join our conversation about life over 40. We’d like to hear your stories as we share ours. And please suggest topics for our weekly poll!
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