Scarlet Jewels
The NewsLog of Julie Solheim-Roe

Wednesday, November 19, 2003day link 

 What is The Revolution?
picture I love how Tecia puts this: "Jane's speech is circulating the net this week. When it hit my inbox, it seemed to thread through the other conversations I have been sharing with many, many women both on the net and in my communities. Feminism after 30 years has deepened with compassion, without losing the passion for Life - All Life."

And so here's a clip of it that I, too, deeply resonated with:
"Because we can't just talk about women being at the table - it's too late for that - we have to think in terms of the shape of the table. Is it hierarchical or circular (metaphorically speaking)? We have to think about the quality of the men who are with us at the table, the culture that is hovering over the table that governs how things are decided and in whose interests. This is not just about glass ceilings or politics as usual. This is about revolution, and I have finally gotten to where I can say that word and know what I mean by it and feel good about it because I see, now, how the future of the earth and everything on it including men and boys depends on this happening.
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