Offering a feminist perspective on a wide range of topics,
Randall is alternately passionate, angry, and humorous.
Looking at the choices we face in this war on terror, she
writes, "In this picture we are asked to align ourselves, to take
sides. But what if we believe there are other choices? Feminists
have long been good at envisioning alternative choices. It is way
past time for us to do so again."
About her father who succumbed to Alzheimer's disease, she
offers a portrait of a man struggling to maintain a dignity even as
his memory fades and of herself struggling to maintain a
In true form, Randall rails against the media, exposing the
conservative bias in a Frontline program's apparently objective
perspective on homeless women.
In a provocative essay on shame, Randall links the emotion as a
tool for domination-of women in the sciences, and the shame in
certain areas of the country if you refuse to fly the flag. And
most recently, Randall writes, of an administration trying to shame
the world into ignoring international law. "Shame," Randall writes,
"seems to be working wonders again."
From musings on the power of language to the pride of Cuban
women, from an interpretation of a Hopi Message to a provocative
question, "Can poetry save the world?," Randall intrigues, invites,
and cajoles us to imagine a better life-and then to create it.
In 1985, Margaret Randall was ordered deported under the
ideological exclusion clause of the 1952 McCarranWalter Act after
her writing was judged "subversive." After lengthy court battles
she won the right to retain her citizenship. Randall is the author
of over 100 books of poetry and nonfiction including "When I Look
in the Mirror and See You: Women, Terror, and Resistance; Sandio's
Daughters, Sandio's Daughters Revisited"; and "The Price You Pay:
The Hidden Cost of Women'Relationship to Money."
Common Courage Press
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