|Women's Rights: The American Disappointment|
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"It's time for those of us who have been disempowered in many ways, who felt that they were on the outside of the mainstream to udnerstand that we can incredibly powerful.
"I think this is a very male institution here, you know. When the 103rd Congress came in and we are of colour and we are women - it's a marvellous group of people but once we got into the whole of the congress, I suddenly realised how few of us there really were.
"Less than 10% is female. You look at those portraits on the rotunda and somebody from outer space would say this is a country made up of white men. They have no women or people of colour in those statues."
The founders from
When the concept of patriarchy is abused or manipulated by men, one king or emperor makes the laws. Those who enforce them have lots of power and priviledges but people at the bottom have no rights at all. According to American history, the poor, slaves, almost all women have had either little or not rights at all; and outsiders can just be killed if they get in the way.
If fact, American war planes were bombing
by Gwynne Dyer