Crude Awakening - Oil Over Women? - Martha Burk w/ Mary Glenney, Women's Show07/29/06
MARTHA BURK is a political psychologist and women's equity expert who is co-founder and President of the Center for Advancement of Public Policy, a research and policy analysis organization and Director, Corporate Accountability Project, National Council of Women's Organizations. She has written the cover article of the latest MS Magazine, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Crude Awakening: U.S. Policies in Afghanistan and Iraq Sell Out Women in Favor of Oil.Ã¢â‚¬? She says that Ã¢â‚¬Å“Whether supporting gender apartheid abroad, or sacrificing feeding programs for U.S. women and children so that ExxonMobil can get a tax breakÃ¢â‚¬Â¦. U.S. priorities are consistent: Oil wins over womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s rights hands down.Ã¢â‚¬? Her latest book is: Cult of Power: Sex Discrimination in Corporate America and What Can Be Done About It. www.feminist.org.