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PSA: Women in power don’t necessarily help women

Donald Trump and his cadre of evil cronies sure have a way of making the worst decisions, always. A recent treat: DeVos’s announcement that she will roll back Title IX enforcement. This anti-survivor plan, cooked up after conversations with MRAs, has been deemed a terrible idea by at least 100,000 student activists.

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The White House is seriously considering privatizing much of the war in Afghanistan, funneling taxpayer dollars to a 16-year failed strategy of violence against brown people. Learn more about the horrific effects of privitizing war from this interview with Naomi Klein.

The White House is seriously considering privatizing much of the war in Afghanistan, funneling taxpayer dollars to a 16-year failed strategy of violence against brown people. Learn more about the horrific effects of privitizing war from

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A class war in India’s capital & the global movement for domestic workers

In Noida, India, a sprawling suburb on the outskirts of Delhi, expensive apartment buildings tower over shantytowns. Each day, migrant workers – mostly women – rise from these informal communities to commute to their jobs as domestic workers in nearby luxury apartment complexes.

In Noida, India, a sprawling suburb on the outskirts of Delhi, expensive apartment buildings tower over shantytowns. Each day, migrant workers – mostly women – rise from these informal communities to commute to their jobs as domestic workers ...

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When you really start thinking about consent and power, you go through a mental wormhole where your brain short-circuits over questions like: What is the meaning of consent when the world is so unequal? Is there such a thing as a relationship that is free of coercion? I didn’t consent to being born into capitalism so how can I be made to get out of bed for work?

When you really start thinking about consent and power, you go through a mental wormhole where your brain short-circuits over questions like: What is the meaning of consent when the world is so unequal? Is ...

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Not this again: The Trump administration is preparing to direct Justice Department resources away from civil rights and towards investigating and suing universities whose affirmative action admissions policies are deemed to discriminate against white applicants.

Not this again: The Trump administration is preparing to direct Justice Department resources away from civil rights and towards investigating and suing universities whose affirmative action admissions policies are deemed to discriminate against white applicants.

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Bernie’s Medicare-for-All Plan Must Include Abortion Coverage

Progressive should unite behind single-payer health care – but our plan must include overturning Hyde, or it will come at the cost of reproductive rights. Anything less would be a betrayal of the women who voted them into office.

Progressive should unite behind single-payer health care – but our plan must include overturning Hyde, or it will come at the cost of reproductive rights. Anything less would be a betrayal of the women who voted ...

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Today in WTF?! Not even Democrats will withhold financial support for candidates who oppose abortion rights. You can use this link to donate to the National Network of Abortion Funds – or tweet at us to tell us how you decided to invest in repro justice today. 

Today in WTF?! Not even Democrats will withhold financial support for candidates who oppose abortion rights. You can use this link to donate to the National Network of Abortion Funds – or tweet at us ...

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Quick Hit: Powerful Comic Documents Sexism in Medicine

“It felt like these doctors were diagnosing me based on my age and gender, and not my actual symptoms. Young + female = eating disorder. I couldn’t get anyone to take my concerns seriously.”

“It felt like these doctors were diagnosing me based on my age and gender, and not my actual symptoms. Young + female = eating disorder. I couldn’t get anyone to take my concerns seriously.”

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