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The Raging Grannies

Wild Hats, Cheeky Songs, and Witty Actions for a Better World

by Carole Roy

  • 219 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Black Rose Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Education,
  • Multicultural Education,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Political Science / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8552861M
    ISBN 101551642417
    ISBN 109781551642413

      The Raging Grannies join the "Rally for Democracy" at the Wayne Morse Federal Courthouse the day after Election Night. (Harwood/Emerald).


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Listening to the Redding Raging Grannies perform at a political rally in Northern California. The activist Redding Raging Grannies, all of a certain age, performed protest songs written in honor of a local political candidate at the old Redding City Hall.

Carole Royʼs new book, The Raging Grannies: Wild Hats, Cheeky Songs and Witty Actions for a Better World, is reviewed on page 61 of this issue.

This article appeared in the November/December issue of Canadian Dimension. The Granny E-Vine is a members only e-mail discussion and song-sharing group.

Raging Grannies can join the E-vine by completing our contact form which you will find if you click here. If you came here looking for songs, please go to our Raging Grannies’ Song Site.

Her groundbreaking book, The Costa Rican Catholic Church, Social Justice, and the Rights of Workers, (Wilfrid Laurier Press) has been hailed as essential reading for both scholars and activists. More recently, the social scientist has turned her attention to the Raging Grannies, one of North America’s most innovative and colourful.

Vancouver | Carole Roy | The Raging Grannies: Wild Hats, Cheeky Songs and Witty Actions for a Better World - This is the tale of the Raging Grannies. Their beginning and growth, the invention of their identity, the educational and bold potential of their activism, the values expressed in their actions and songs, and their impact on issues, stereotypes, media, and people.

The Raging Grannies bring their street theater and songs to protests around town. But members have their own stories to tell. Listen to Your Grandmothers is their new book.

Shirley was first inspired to form the San Jose Raging Grannies when she met a group of Raging Grannies from Palo Alto. The Palo Alto Grannies are arguably America’s most famous gaggle; they have two factions, the more radical of which, the Action League, was the focus of a.

published and unpublished song books (Edmonton Raging Grannies, ; McLaren and Brown, ; Raging Grannies, b) and CD lyric sheets (Raging Grannies, a; Ryder, ). The Raging Grannies of Madison. 2K likes. Protesting War and Other Social Justice Issues. The Raging Grannies both records and celebrates this vibrant activism.

Bursting with adventures, this is the tale of the Raging Grannies: their beginning, the invention of their identity and their impact on issues, stereotypes, media and people. The Raging Grannies movement was founded in Canada in to protest nuclear-capable U.S.

Navy vessels in the waters off British Columbia. Today the Grannies are a loosely affiliated, purposefully decentralized network of “gaggles” bound together by progressive values coupled with serious activism presented in a purposefully disarming way.

Frances and an outrageous gaggle of Raging Grannies often appear at local book-signings, adding authenticity to the adventures of Alice and friends. The Alice Ott series has been transformed into reader's theater productions in Florida and the Pioneer Valley, attracting new.

The Raging Grannies is a great book. Roy begins with a history of the Raging Grannies, a group ofwomen that originated in Victoria, British Columbia in "Dressed as old-fashioned conservative proper little old ladies," presented an Un-Valentine on Valentine's.

Grannies are best equipped to make public, corrupt things that have been hidden (often for profit). Local toxic waste sites that no-one seems prepared to tackle, asbestos sites employing young people desperate for work, nuclear waste products being dumped outside an uninformed small town, laws that affect an entire community, passed quickly.

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Save net neutrality. Save our earth. Racial justice and women's equality. Justice for All. The Raging Grannies of Madison will perform and sell their book, LISTEN TO YOUR GRANDMOTHERS, on May 7 at the Madison Central Library.

A program including songs, acknowledgements, and excerpts of their autobiographies read by the Raging Grannies will take place from to You may purchase a book from tobefore and after the program.

Based on a review of song lyrics, participant observation, and interviews with 15 Grannies, this study explores Raging Granny activism and the strategic adoption of the grandmother identity. The Raging Grannies of Madison began as a project of the Madison chapter of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), first singing to the crowds of Madison WI anti-war protesters in the fall of The article, Raging Grannies, is the depiction of an activist movement known as raging grannies by aged women who assumed the role of “grandmother” and described it to be a symbol of protection, motivation and justice.

The Raging Grannies were founded in Victoria, British Columbia, in A satirical temperance-style union, they cite “a history of trouble-raising when. The Raging Grannies both records and celebrates this vibrant activism.

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The Raging Grannies (RG) organization was established in Victoria, British Columbia in by a group of peace activists whose goals were: “to court the press; to shock with their unladylike antics to get attention for their issues; to be independent of any other organization; [and] to use street theater, humor, satire and props to get their message across.”.

Iconoclastic, courageous, feisty and enraged at the Constitution-busting actions of the G.W. Bush administration, a group of parody-singing old women, the Santa Cruz gaggle of Raging Grannies, plays a dirty little trick on a fanatically right-wing pundit on local s: 3.

The Raging Grannies are for the most part seasoned political activists who have spent decades working for peace, for preserving or restoring the environment, for decent working conditions, for women's rights, for a roof over every person's head and against ageism, sexism, racism, sweatshop labor, Trident submarines, the World Trade Organization.

Two Raging Grannies is a critically acclaimed film about lifelong friendship and political determination. It will make you laugh, cry and think about the things most important in life. Bonus features include: Features 90 minutes of bonus material: full interview with Professor Albert BartlettReviews: 9.

The Raging Grannies donned Halloween costumes on October 31 and protested at the plaza in front of Kepler's Books and Cafe Borrone. They called for a full counting of all the votes in the presidential election with signs including "Count All the Votes" and "Our Vote is Our Power." Photo by Jim Colton, Pro Bono Photo.

Portland’s Raging Grannies Have Been Protesting Since the s, And You Do Not Want to Mess With Them It’s easy to think protesting is the.

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The event will feature the Raging Grannies, directed by Deborah Lofgren, singing some of their original songs, a video of the Raging Grannies recording their CD, a presentation by Raging Granny. The Raging Grannies are an inspiration to all ages, and they are so brave. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn the abc's of activism, to those who are burned out from being "awake" and need inspiration, and to anyone approaching mid-life so they can start thinking about becoming a Raging s: 2.

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Contestation. Participation politique. Raging Grannies is a lively and thought-provoking minute documentary that tells the story of The Action League of the San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula. Their efforts to change the world are simultaneously changing what it means to be an older woman.

On Oct. 2, in a ceremony in Prairie du Sac, Madison's Raging Grannies will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice, an umbrella group of .The Action League of the San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula is an organization of political activists who don't conform to most people's image of folks committed to protest and dissidence.

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