Crude Awakening - Oil Over Women? - Martha Burk w/ Mary Glenney, Women's Show

07/29/06

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, “Crude Awakening: U.S. Policies in Afghanistan and Iraq Sell Out Women in Favor of Oil.� She says that “Whether supporting gender apartheid abroad, or sacrificing feeding programs for U.S. women and children so that ExxonMobil can get a tax break…. U.S. priorities are consistent: Oil wins over women’s rights hands down.� Her latest book is: Cult of Power: Sex Discrimination in Corporate America and What Can Be Done About It. www.feminist.org.

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