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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May 1, 2020
A shuttered shop in Vancouver, British Columbia. Image: Rod Raglin/Flickr

Bailing out on the old normal

Penney Kome
With grim economic prospects forecast as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, campaigns have launched to rebuild the economy differently.
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Apr 9, 2020
Shoppers in the U.K. maintain social distance amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Image: Tim Dennell/Flickr)

COVID-19 kicks over the economy

Penney Kome
The economy will have to change to accommodate contagion concerns that are likely to continue for two or three years due to uneven isolation rules.
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Jul 23, 2019
Bee collecting pollen

Don't swat that bee!

Penney Kome
Insect-free summer may be a worrisome sign that extinction is in progress.

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