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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Jun 12, 2014
Mortar board cap

A question of (academic) degrees

Penney Kome
In a scant 30 years, the value of a Bachelor's degree has plummeted, while its cost has soared. University students are graduating into "Generation Broke."
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Feb 12, 2014
Gay Pride marchers wave rainbow flags atop Calgary's Mewata Armoury tank

Rooting for the Olympics underdog

Penney Kome
At the Sochi Winter Games, every LGBT athlete's win is treated like Jesse Owens' victories at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

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