AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


CRITICAL WOMEN HEADLINES

11/11/10

Sally Hawkins Talks Female Ford Plant Struggles, In Made In Dagenham


Screening Women: Female Images Inscribed In History. Prairie Miller and Daily Challenge Newspaper's Marie Moore in a Women Film Critics Circle sitdown with actress Sally Hawkins, investigating the striking UK Ford Plant women machinists who made history in Made In Dagenham.




Hello Critical Women:
I was going to go to see the film about the women striking in the UK until I read your comments. I don't think I could stomach it now with your insightful comments. Thank you very much.
Best, Ramie Streng


P.S My mother, Mary Perry Stone, was a social protest ( former WPA ) artist who told me of the sit-ins and strikes she was part of in the Thirties in NYC. So I was lucky to grow up in a family that believed in unions.

Maryperrystone.com

"Art is What Makes Us Human" scenes from Mary's exhibit in Dayton, Ohio 2- 2010. Mary died in 2007.