Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: women

Women continue to contribute in record numbers heading into 2020

However, it appears that many networks of prominent donors, including powerful women, are staying out of the presidential fundraising race for now.

The war on women is still on

In Trumpistan, legislative attempts to ban abortion are a blatant sign that women are under attack.

#NotInvisible: Groundbreaking legislation tackles epidemic of violence against Indigenous women

"Women are disappearing and dying in Indian country. We must act."

When women workers lead the way

Struggles past and present show the left how we can make the connection between the fight for women’s rights and the struggle for economic and social equality.

From mowing the grass to cutting the flesh

How young women learn to hate their genitals.

A foreign policy that can change everything for everyone

Women talk about gender, racial and economic justice. But anti-war messaging is still missing from the resistance movement – and there can be no justice without peace.

#WomenDisobey: Hundreds of demonstrators arrested on Capitol Hill for protesting cruel...

"The mothers, sisters, wives and daughters of America will not stand down until the imprisoned children are released and reunited with their families."

Refugee women use their voices through digital storytelling

These dialogues show protagonists’ strengths and hopes, and these are the elements of the stories that remain with us long after watching their digital stories.

‘Horrific:’ Sessions says survivors of domestic and gang violence will no...

"In what world does the United States turn its back on people who have suffered persecution, trauma, and extreme distress from domestic or gang violence?"

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018 around the world

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization, but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights."

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Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Trump’s COVID-19 power grab

In his mind, the coronavirus crisis is just another opportunity.