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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Apr 30, 2018
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Femicide in the streets

Penney Kome
With the recent Toronto van attack and the Parkland shootings, the perpetrators seemed to be aiming at women. Femicide has become public.
Blog
Apr 5, 2018
Linda MacDonald and Jeanne Sarson present brief to UN. Image: Bill Casey, Member of Parliament for Cumberland—Colchester, Nova Scotia

Re-defining torture at the UN

Penney Kome
Linda MacDonald and Jeanne Sarson lobby for UN Committee on Torture to recognize sexualized violence as a form of torture.
Blog
Mar 22, 2018
Cambridge Analytica logo. Image: Thought Catalog/Flickr

WTF? Say 50 million Facebook users

Penney Kome
Facebook is just the latest and most sophisticated medium to sell our eyes and attention to advertisers. There's a new media saying that crops up over and over again, a variation on "buyer beware."
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Feb 23, 2018
Image: Marvel studios

Black Panther blockbuster brings depth to superhero

Penney Kome
The futuristic Afro-centric film opens public debates and opportunities. Welcome to the gamechanging movie that gently subverts the superhero genre to make it more meaningful.

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