Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: gender

Gender inequality is stunting economic progress

Despite the progressive policy commitments and institutional frameworks on gender equality and women empowerment, implementation remains slow and inconsistent.

Democratic women outraise men among female donors – another record-breaking first

The 2018 election cycle largely shows increased participation by female donors to the benefit of Democratic candidates, both men and women.

Will the new crimes against humanity treaty protect women and LGBTI...

It’s time for the international community to take a stand. A new treaty could affect people’s rights for generations to come.

Neither CIS nor TERF

For radical feminists, gender is understood as not merely a subjective internal sense of self; patriarchal gender norms are a product of culture, imposed on people and limiting everyone’s humanity.

Could the Problem of the 21st Century Be the Gender Line?

“Somewhere in time, a semantic shift occurred in the minds of enough people that it has now reached the level of law where we see a classic battle between a reform-minded, liberal federal government and that old standby of conservatives and bigots, states’ rights.”

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...