Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: women’s rights

Pan African Parliament Endorses Ban on FGM

Pan-African Parliament (PAP) representatives and the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) put forth a movement to end female genital mutilation (FGM).

Seven Women Who Broke Glass Ceilings in U.S. Politics Before Hillary...

It is a great moment for women’s rights in the US. But Hillary Clinton is not the first to break the glass ceiling for women in U.S. politics.

The U.S. Supreme Court Makes Herstory

This significant legal victory was obtained not only in the chambers Supreme Court but through years of organizing at the grass-roots, in the media and in the halls of the Texas Legislature.

Supreme Court Overturns Restrictive Texas Abortion Law

What does the new decision mean for other states with TRAP laws?

No Republicans, Two Women Of Color Will Square Off To Be...

Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez will square off in November.

Welcome to the Party, America! Here Are 11 Muslim Women Who...

There isn’t any doubt that the US has lagged behind the rest of the world on gender equality in politics.

Lock Up the Men, Evict the Women and Children

Part of the daily reality of poverty in America, evictions—along with mass incarceration—are the mechanisms used to destroy communities and profit from the misery of the poor.

RNC Chair: Nobody Cares How Awful Trump Has Been to Women

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and the rest of the Republican Party have decided to embrace Trump and all that he says.

5 Japanese-American Women Activists Left Out of U.S. History Books

A herstory lesson about five women whose World War II internment inspired them to action.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.