Rosemary Nissen-Wade, Aussie poet and teacher of metaphysics: a personal view
eee, there we are in Canada, hanging in at the top quarter. right after Namibia.
Scary, eh? We could all use some improvement!
yes, surveys like this are useful. It's easy to be taken in by nationalist rhetoric of we're number one and forget the pep squad of economic and social progress is a cheerleader not a factician.
I'm not surprised to see America that far down the list. We still have a long way to go in this country.
The worst thing is that - in Australia at least - so many people really do believe that the feminist movement has accomplished all it set out to do and should go away quietly now. This despite much very obvious evidence to the contrary.