Penney Kome

Award-winning journalist and author Penney Kome has published six non-fiction books and hundreds of periodical articles, as well as writing a national column for 12 years and a local (Calgary) column for four years. Her books include Somebody Has To Do It: Whose Work Is Housework? (McClelland & Stewart 1982); The Taking of Twenty-Eight: Women Challenge the Constitution (Women's Educational Press, 1983); and Peace: A Dream Unfolding (Sierra Club Books 1986). She was Editor of Straightgoods.com from 2004 - 2013.

Penney Kome
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Nov 8, 2018
Voting line-up in Ohio. Photo: Tim Evanson/Flickr

What progressives won in U.S. midterm elections

Penney Kome
There's reason to celebrate the new faces, new voices and new perspectives arriving in the U.S. House of Representatives. Finally, the U.S. government begins to resemble the people it governs.
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Oct 12, 2018
Cindy Sheehan, Director of The Women's March on the Pentagon. Photo by Jacob Appelbaum/Wikimedia Commons

Peace movement is on the march again

Penney Kome
Peace organizations haven't been in the news much for a decade or so. But after a year with Trump in the Oval Office, peace is a high political priority again.

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