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 12, 2013

Clogging all over Calgary

Penney Kome
Canadian Folk Music Awards swamped city with talented performers in intimate venues.
Blog
Nov 5, 2013

Harperland and the other hand

Penney Kome
While Conservatives cheered Stephen Harper at their policy convention, a coalition of labour, first nations, environmentalists, and other social justice leaders presented a different kind of policy.
Blog
Nov 3, 2013
Six cardboard cards with photos of Canadian Senators

Shuffling the political deck

Penney Kome
New Democrats introduce "Hall of Shame" trading cards featuring all 99 current Senators. Besides a photo and short bio, each card shows the Senator's total salary and office expense costs.
Blog
Nov 1, 2013

Water has rights too: Barlow

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Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, warns that if Harperites keep eliminating environmental regulations, Canada faces a Blue Future indeed.
News
Feb 2, 2004

Canadian politics as Reality TV reruns

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As Canadians contemplate the throne speech and a probable spring election, we have a tycoon Prime Minister leading the Liberals and the possibility of a telegenic youthful blond female leader for the
News
Oct 7, 2003

Are nukes making you fat?

Penney Kome
Is Americaâe(TM)s nuclear policy making you fat? This is a deadly serious question. Nuclear materials emit radioactive iodine, which has been linked with thyroid damage. Thyroid disorders, rece
News
Mar 4, 2003

Home-Front Battle

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Dr. Arthur Clark is a neuroscientist from Calgary who has dedicated his off hours to shining the spotlight on America’s warring ways — and the propaganda machine that makes it all possible.
News
Mar 3, 2003

Responsible Citizen

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“The Parhad programs take as their field of interest conditions and events that affect human health and well-being worldwide, with particular emphasis on circumstances that can be influenced by

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