Barbie’s New Campaign May Be Missing the Point
Published December 15, 2015 on Women Across Frontiers | By Clare Church NEW YORK — Imagine a Barbie who sports red sneakers instead of stilettos, wears a utility belt instead of a purse and vows to save the world instead of being a damsel in distress. On October 8, DC Comics and Mattel, multinational toy company…
Canadians Living in New York Face Voting Restrictions
Published October 17, 2015 on Pavement Pieces | By Clare Church Toria Gibbs, a Canadian citizen living in New York, received a letter from her government in August revoking her right to vote in the upcoming Canadian federal election. Gibbs is among 1.4 million Canadians who will be barred from voting on Monday because they…
What the sponsors of the Global Citizen Conference forgot to mention
Published October 5, 2016 on the Journal of Political Inquiry | By Clare Church 60,000 fans waved their smartphones in the air as Beyoncé joined Eddie Vedder to close the Global Citizen Conference last weekend in New York with Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song.” What the socially-conscious fans probably didn’t know is that to supply the minerals…
El Camino de Santiago – Frances
Published September 5, 2014 – September 17, 2017 on Track My Tour | By Clare Church In September and October, 2014, I embarked on El Camino de Santiago – Frances, a 791 kilometer hike across France and northern Spain. I wrote exactly 100 blog posts, hosted on Track My Tour.