I’ve posted this Funny or Die video before, but it’s never been more relevant. Plus, after the pastfewweeks, I think it’s necessary for the sake of our mental health to inject a little humor into this political climate…
Starting on October 11th, PBS launched a fascinating 5-part mini-series entitled "Women, War and Peace." As they describe it: "Women, War & Peace challenges the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men's domain. The five-part series reveals that women have become primary targets in today's armed conflicts and are suffering unprecedented casualties; yet, they are simultaneously emerging as necessary partners in brokering lasting peace and as leaders in forging new international laws governing conflict."
Check out the trailer (embedded below). The full versions of the five episodes can be found here.
Most of my friends know me as the “YouTube Aficionado” because I’m obsessed with funny YouTube videos. I’ve noticed that there has been a recent wave of videos of empowered little girls. The way I look at it, there are two possible conclusions for this increase. Either this young group of girls are avoiding the negative impacts of the media and are already standing up for what they believe in, or (the more likely option) they just haven’t witnessed enough of it yet. Either way, I think we could all benefit by getting in touch with our inner empowered little girl.
Here's one of my favorites: