Monthly Archives: February 2013

Contested Commemoration in Germany

At the end of World War II, Allied Forces bombed the poorly protected Dresden, Germany.  The rationale for the attack was to destroy morale and hasten the end of the war.  Until recently, Dresden residents marched to commemorate the lives of … Continue reading

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Can Dance Ignite a Revolution Against Rape Culture?

Thursday is Valentine’s Day. For some, this is a day to give (and get) flowers, cards, and chocolates. For others,  Valentine’s Day represents an opportunity for 1 billion women and men  to rise up and dance. If you have somehow … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Advertising: Is it Worth the Cost?

As the 2013 Super Bowl reminds us, sports, and football in particular, are big money in America. According to Nielsen, 111.3 million Americans watched the Super Bowl in 2012. The number was down slightly this year with 108 million Americans … Continue reading

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Thank you Hilary Clinton

“No one is above criticism or beyond redemption” John Gorka (American Folk Musician). Thank you, John, for the wise words. Thank you, Hilary, for your work on behalf of women’s rights worldwide.

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