Tag Archives: Ai-jen Poo

Feministing Follow Friday

Tweet Welcome to our first installment of Feministing Follow Friday! Every week, we’ll suggest five bad ass feminists to follow on Twitter. Nominate others in the comments for next week’s list. Tweet
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Obama administration extends labor protections to home care workers

TweetSome good, if long overdue, news for the nation’s home care workers. Via The New York Times: The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it was extending minimum wage and overtime protections to the nation’s nearly two million home care workers. Advocates for low-wage workers have pushed for this change, asserting that home care workers, who care for [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Bey is on the cover of Ms., giving the feminist blogosphere another month to police her feminism and then yell at itself for this policing. Read Kiera Wilmot’s story in her own words. Advertisers can’t ignore the #FBrape campaign. Prosecuting Ariel Castro for murdering a fetus will endanger pregnant women. Kanye raps against mass [...]
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Quick Hit: Ai-jen Poo-organizing NYC’s domestic workers

Tweet Please check out this must-read super inspiring write-up by Barbara Ehrenreich on the imitable Ai-jen Poo a now long time organizer, founder of Domestic Workers United and director of National Domestic Workers Alliance. Poo saw injustice and she did something about it–something that changed the lives of 100′s of women. My image of a [...]
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