Stressed Out Women

My sleep is not as sound as it used to be. I wake up worrying about financial issues. All my life I’ve been told to buy a house, put as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   5 Comments   |   October 21, 2008

Uncovered

Art used in messaging is nothing new, but we’re used to seeing what I call “elevator art” — backgrounds in TV commercials, graphics in magazine ads — even the web […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 10, 2008

Let’s Ban Books?

Last week, being a busy multitasking working parent of three, we missed out on going to the library, which, for my teenage daughter is akin to missing a meal or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   6 Comments   |   September 09, 2008

Hockey Moms and Lipstick: Roll Call Officially Nominates McCain, but It’s Palin’s Night

Wednesday dawned at the Republican National Convention with an unmistakable air of anticipation. Today was essentially Gov. Sarah Palin’s (R-AK) coming-out party. Yes, she had her maiden voyage at the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   September 04, 2008

Open Thread: Should AAUW Endorse Sarah Palin?

Since we asked the same question about Hillary Clinton, we couldn’t help but ask the same about the first female Republican nominee for vice president of the United States. We […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   60 Comments   |   September 03, 2008

The Show Must Go On in Minnesota

Monday at the 2008 Republican National Convention was not what anyone expected, but the show did go on despite Hurricane Gustav’s wrath. While the official convention proceedings were shortened, other […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 03, 2008

Armchair Politica

I don’t know about you, but when I’m watching TV and am in control of the remote, at commercials I bounce back and forth between channels trying to avoid the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   September 03, 2008

Gustav Threatens the Gulf Coast and the RNC

As I sat in the airport waiting for my connection to the Twin Cities, I do what any good lobbyist does — I checked my e-mail. And while I had […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 02, 2008

Equalitea, Trains, and Teddy Kennedy

The rest of Monday, the first official day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention, sped by. After a brief visit to the Seniors Caucus in the early afternoon — women’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   August 26, 2008

Unconventional Women

This is Lisa Maatz, your intrepid AAUW Public Policy Director, blogging to you directly from the Denver Convention Center. While I have a moment to catch my breath, I thought […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 25, 2008