Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.