19.2.08

LINKS FOR 19-02-08

Mexico City: Are single-sex buses the solution to public transport sexual harrassment problems?
http://tinyurl.com/2cl3d8

Robyn Morgan updates her 1970 essay 'Goodbye to all that': http://www.womensmediacenter.com/ex/020108.html

RCA student makes work that raises the question 'To what extent as a society are we willing to pursue the sustainable ideals of the 21st century? Are we willing to cross ethical boundaries and venture into taboo markets for these purposes?' Jordan Hodgson explores ways to repurpose the byproducts created by the need to destroy animals at Battersea Dogs' Home, such as pet food, YouTubed dogfights and taxidermy:
http://www.we-make-money-not-art.com/archives/2008/02/-dog-eat-dog-nicolas.php

What UK women can learn from Spanish womens' attitudes towards their bodies and the progressive attitudes of the Spanish government (which has 8 women in a cabinet of 16, banned size zero models in 2006 and is working with Zara, Mango etc to phase out size zero mannequins):
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/02/17/nrsenoritas117.xml

Is it time to reclaim the term 'spinster'? Zandria at Blogher.com examines the amount of women using 'spinster' not just in blog posts, but as a blog title and celebratory descriptor of a renegade state:
http://www.blogher.com/reclaiming-spinster

A new book suggests women should apply animal training techniques to husbands to ensure a happy marriage:
http://www.newsweek.com/id/109614?g=1


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