Monday, March 25, 2019

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How young women learn to hate their genitals.

Far-right media smear Democratic women wearing suffragette white at State of...

Some far-right media figures smeared them by comparing them to the Ku Klux Klan.

Women in India stand up to reactionary forces, call for ‘equality,...

“We are taking the pledge that we will uphold Renaissance values, we will stand for equality for women, we resist the attempts to make Kerala a lunatic asylum, and we will fight for secularism.”

94% of Indigenous women in Seattle have experienced sexual violence. We need to tell...

"Seven generations from now, I don’t want a Native woman to have to talk to her daughter about what to do when she is raped. And so we have passed these stories on."

Republican chauvinists won this battle against women, but won’t win the war

But the good news is that women are going to make them pay a terrible price for their treachery in the very near future.

Indigenous women’s delegation takes fossil fuel divestment demands to New York City and Washington...

The call from the Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation is for rights and environmental violations to be more thoroughly reflected in the rating scores given to fossil fuel extraction companies.

With the crisis of Kavanaugh’s confirmation comes opportunity

It’s a truism in political science that when regimes lose their legitimacy, major change – even revolution – becomes a possibility.
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Where does #MeToo go from here? Women are ‘on fire’ with rage as Kavanaugh...

“I hope that it is deep enough that it is forming a strong, cohesive movement among people that will resonate through this country and change the culture.”

Violence Against Women Act at risk of lapsing

“Republicans’ decision to include only a short-term VAWA re-authorization in the must-pass minibus spending bill is nothing short of an abdication of our responsibilities to women in our country."

‘They want to undo the #Metoo Movement:’ The people unite against Kavanaugh

Three hundred similar gatherings took place across the country, according to the organizers, including a wide number of groups like the Women's March, ACLU and Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

Women get a voice in conventional agriculture

HarvestHER seeks to recognize the important role that females have played in the male-dominated harvesting industry and establish a community for well-being.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, October 2

Amazon adopts $15 minimum wage, California bans animal-tested cosmetics and becomes first state to require women on corporate boards, and more.

America’s bullies

In recent years America has become a culture of bullying – the wealthier over the poorer, CEOs over workers, those with privilege and pedigree over those without, the whiter over the browner and blacker, men over women.

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Women power

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Alexandra Jacobo
Alexandra Jacobo is a progressive writer, activist, and mother who began her political involvement in earnest passing out blankets to occupiers in Zuccotti Park in 2011. She is concerned with educating the public and inspiring them to take action on progressive issues that promote positive change at home and abroad.
Emily Molli
Emily Molli is an internationally published photo and video journalist from Chicago where she wrote and produced videos as a regional correspondent for Xinhua News Agency. Her work has appeared in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the Guardian, and many more.
Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman is the host of "Democracy Now!," a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 900 stations in North America. She is the author of "Breaking the Sound Barrier," recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best-seller.
Medea Benjamin
Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of the peace group CODEPINK and the human rights organization Global Exchange. She is the author of eight books, including Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control.
Rebecca Theodore
Rebeca Theodore is a syndicated op-ed columnist based in Washington, D.C. She writes on the platform of national security, politics and human rights.
Jessica Corbett
Jessica’s writing has been published by The Nation, In These Times, The Ithaca Voice, London’s Peace News, and Common Dreams. Her work in journalism primarily explores the intersection of politics, public health, and environmental policy. She also writes about human and civil rights, gender, and labor issues.