I share with you a response I wrote To Thich Nhat Hanh's serious essay entitled In One Hundred Years there will be No Humans on the Planet." . Serious words indeed. And, my essay is equally serious . . .My aim is to inspire women to dare to reclaim their/our power in this moment of deep crisis. It is 15:44 minutes long.
. .This time of year feels portentous as we anticipate another new year in our unfolding drama of loss and grave concerns for what may lie ahead for we creatures on planet earth.
Sunsara Taylor is a writer for Revolution Newspaper, a host of WBAI's Equal Time for Freethought. She has written on the rise of theocracy, wars and repression in the U.S., led in building resistance to these crimes and was initiator of the movement of End Pornography and Patriarchy: the Enslavement and Degradation of Women, a.k.a Stop Patriarchy. She led the nationwide Abortion Rights freedom Ride in the summer of 2013, launching a nationwide political and moral counteroffensive against the anti-abortion movement FOR the liberation of women. www.stoppatriarchy.org. In recent years, pornography has become increasingly violent, cruel, degrading toward women and the broader culture has been pornified. The trafficking of millions of women and girls as literal chattel in the international sex industry. At the same time a Christian fundamentalist-driven assault is imperiling abortion, birth control, real sex education, and women's lives. Abortion doc tors are killed. Women who seek abortions or even birth control--are stigmatized. 2011 saw the largest spate of legal restrictions on abortion since Roe v. Wade in 1973.
MUSIC: The Crystal Drum Sounds! composed and recorded by by Janie Rezner, MA www,janierezner.com