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NCFM Book Review, “Why Boys Fail: Saving Our Sons from an Educational System…””

October 25, 2011
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NCFM Book Review, “Why Boys Fail: Saving Our Sons from an Educational System…””

Why Boys Fail: Saving Our Sons from an Educational System that’s Leaving Them Behind. By Richard Whitmire. New York: AMACOM, 2010. 238 pp. $24.95. www.amacombooks.org. Review by J. Steven Svoboda NCFM Public Relations Director Journalist Richard Whitmire has written and the American Management Association’s publishing wing AMACOM has published a nuts-and-bolts book about boys’...
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NCFM HELPS ESTABLISH FATHERS’ DAY IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA – maybe

October 17, 2011
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NCFM HELPS ESTABLISH FATHERS’ DAY IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA – maybe

Fathers’ Day in Democratic Republic of Georgia! Saturday, October 15th, is Fathers’ Day here in Georgia (as in Russia rather than next to Alabama)! As some of you may recall, I petitioned the Georgian Parliament to create a Father’s Day, or turn March 3rd (currently Mother’s Day) into Parent’s Day.  You can get more...
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Recent report looks at male teachers in primary-junior grades

October 12, 2011
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Recent report looks at male teachers in primary-junior grades

MORE MALE TEACHERS NEEDED   About this time last year Nipissing University Schulich School of Education professors Dr. Douglas Gosse and Dr. Mike Parr have released a new report that discusses the importance of, and the barriers faced by, male teachers in the primary/junior classrooms in Ontario. According to a 2008 Statistics Canada report,...
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NCFM distributes educational flyer throughout Congress

August 29, 2011
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NCFM distributes educational flyer throughout Congress

Male Electorate Up For Grabs In 2008, men represented 47% of the total voting public. But of all the major blocs of the American electorate, the male electorate is probably the least-understood and most-ignored. As TV commentator Tucker Carlson explains, men represent “America’s single most important voting bloc.” Male Electorate Swings Most Races Although...
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The Supplemental DS-157 Nonimmigrant Visa Application Form — only men need apply

August 18, 2011
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The Supplemental DS-157 Nonimmigrant Visa Application Form — only men need apply

By Carl Agustsson NCFM Liaison Democratic Republic of Georgia With the 10-year anniversary of the horrible attacks of September 11th right around the corner, I decided to write an article about one of its effects: the introduction of the Supplemental DS-157 Nonimmigrant Visa Application Form.  The existence of the Supplemental DS-157 form for nonimmigrant...
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NCFM Press Release: Battered Men’s Rights Hero, Patricia Overberg, Passes Away

August 16, 2011
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Former DV Shelter Director Was the First to Help Battered Men and is Honored by Men’s Rights Activists 8/12/11 – Los Angeles: Patricia Overberg, the first known domestic violence shelter director in the United States to help male victims along with female victims, passed away today (August 11, 2011).  Patricia is being honored by men’s rights activists as a hero...
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Pioneering Domestic Violence Advocate Who Refused to Discriminate Leaves Lasting Legacy

August 16, 2011
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Pioneering Domestic Violence Advocate Who Refused to Discriminate Leaves Lasting Legacy

TORRANCE, Calif., August 15, 2011 – She changed the lives of thousands, perhaps millions, but few know her name. Patricia Shanley Overberg, MSW, died of heart failure in Torrance, California, on August 11, 2011, with her children at her side. Overberg, a native of Providence, Rhode Island, was 77. With the Violence Against Women...
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NCFM member Paul Elam slams judicial system in “Vladek Filler: A political prisoner in America”

August 5, 2011
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NCFM member Paul Elam slams judicial system in “Vladek Filler: A political prisoner in America”

By Paul Elam Many of you will know the name of Vladek Filler.  Thanks in part to your help with drawing media attention to his case, and the fact that he was innocent, Filler was exonerated of the false rape charges against him. He was, however, convicted, falsely of assaulting his estranged wife, Ligia...
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Letter from NCFM “old timer” to new NCFM member regarding men’s rights activism

August 1, 2011
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Letter from NCFM “old timer” to new NCFM member regarding men’s rights activism

The following letter resulted from an inquiry from a new NCFM member (by the way, if you have not joined NCFM you may as well do it now, just click on the join NCFM button to the right and help us help you make the world a better place for all of us…): NCFM...
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NCFM Chicago Chapter President and author says “It all balances out” — Value vs. Validity

July 28, 2011
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NCFM Chicago Chapter President and author says “It all balances out” — Value vs. Validity

My book—Loving Men, Respecting Women: The Future of Gender Politics—is all about convincing the reader that It All Balances Out—which is to say, in the benefits enjoyed and in the liabilities suffered, in the power and in the victimization, in the freedoms and in the constraints, it all balances out between Man and Woman....
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