Author Archives: Beth Burrows, President of the Edmonds Institute

Reist, Melinda Tankard. Defiant Birth, Women Who Resist Medical Eugenics Spinifex Press: Australia, 2006.

Books about Others: review by Beth Burrows. Beth Burrows is the president/director of the Edmonds Institute, a public interest, non-profit group headquartered in the Pacific Northwest of the USA” See: www.edmonds-institute.org . Reprinted with permission. Surprisingly little has changed in “fitness” … Continue reading

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Johnson, Harriet McBryde. Too Late to Die Young, Nearly True Tales from a Life. Henry Holt, New York, 2005.

Surprisingly little has changed in “fitness” circles since the Washington Post first asked, “Who are the unfit?” and then pointed out that the “unfit” tended to be anyone not belonging to the particular group having the discussion. In the ninety-one … Continue reading

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