As we head into the 21st century, the women's movement is in need of a serious makeover. Let's stop talking about empowerment like women aren't already powerful, and accept the diversity that each woman brings to the discussion. This will create a critical mass of voices across industries and political affiliations that will be able to ignite real, sustainable leadership and change!
In 2011 the Palikot movement, which championed libertarian positions in favor of legalizing marijuana, supporting LGBT rights, and reducing the influence of the church in the secular sphere, surprised everyone by catapulting into parliament with 10 percent of the vote. Long-time feminist activist Wanda Nowicka ran on the Palikot ticket in 2011 and won a seat.
Ten minutes into She's Beautiful When She's Angry I was transfixed. Funny, poignant and fast-moving but most of all open-hearted and smart, this visually intense 90 minutes brought back the sounds, scenes and voices that had made it so exciting to be alive during the years of hope, dreams and passion of the 1960s and early 70s.