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Joan Blades's Books

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Cowritten with Nanette Fondas. Ideas for transforming the workplace to fit today’s workforce In this book, Blades and Fondas offer business professionals an indispensable handbook for transforming the way we work and breaking free from the old, inflexible, 40-hour workweek. The authors show creative ways for individuals to fit work requirements with life obligations, and...
The Motherhood Manifesto: What America's Moms Want - and What To Do About It
A straightforward agenda by political activists Blades and Rowe-Finkbeiner advocates a seriously thought-out, workable scheme for empowering mothers at home and in the workplace. The book is snappily structured in chapters that correspond to the letters making up the word mother: M is for “Maternity/Paternity Leave”; O for “Open Flexible Work”; T for “TV You Choose and Other After-...
MoveOn's 50 Ways to Love Your Country: How to Find Your Political Voice and Become a Catalyst for Change
With more than two million members, the flourishing online activist group MoveOn—co-founded by Joan Blades—is at the cutting edge of a new model for political activism with its ability to mobilize thousands of volunteers and millions of dollars. Best known for its recent grassroots efforts in protesting the war in Iraq and opposing the California recall election, and credited as a...