Monday, June 17, 2024

Tag: women’s rights

The shecession: Women face staggering job & income losses amid the...

“The reason for this is because women are over-represented in the hardest-hit sectors: service, leisure/hospitality, education and healthcare services.”

The banality of evocation

Perhaps in 2020, the best monuments to the fight for women’s rights — for all our rights — may look nothing like what most of us would imagine.

New Zealand Parliament votes to decriminalize abortion care

“From now abortions will be rightly treated as a health issue. The previous law required a woman seeking an abortion to go through many hoops.”

Millions of women in Mexico join ‘Day Without Us’ strike to...

"The point is for there to really be a loss, that is, for this day to happen without us. ...It had to be something like this, radical and cutting, so that the loss for everyone would be seen, or rather the absence, the lack of our presence."

“We’ve been attacked!”

Women and trauma in the Trump-Putin era.

The Equal Rights Amendment just got the support of the needed...

The ongoing fight to finally make the ERA Article 28 of the Constitution will certainly provide us with many new ones.

Dangerous women embracing risk to change the world: Ava DuVernay, Ai-jen...

“I didn’t ask for forgiveness ever or permission ever. I just did what I thought was right.”

If current trends hold, women around the world will have to...

"To build fairer and more inclusive economies we must instill gender parity across education, health, politics, and economic participation."

Building power and raising voices of rural women

Rural women have served as the educators, healthcare givers, nurturers, and fighters for our community for generations.

Putting out a Garbage Fyre: How reproductive rights advocates countered a...

“What it’s about is reproductive and pregnancy outcomes and valuing them all...We need to be a society that values that decision for you because we’re a society that values healthy outcomes."

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

More than 6 million people have used mifepristone since 2000.