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Sheila Heti interviews Laurie Simmons.

Thoughts on another example of a doctor fat-shaming a patient.

Rooke interviews wolf puppy.

Dartmouth student assaulted after “rape guide” named her.

Bill O’Reilly thinks Valerie Jarrett needs to do something about Jay-Z and Kanye. Um.

The Oscars of the future.

This week in student organizing.

Federal investigation of cheerleaders’ claims a boost for working women.

Sheila Heti interviews Laurie Simmons.

Thoughts on another example of a doctor fat-shaming a patient.

Rooke interviews wolf puppy.

Dartmouth student assaulted after “rape guide” named her.

Bill O’Reilly thinks Valerie Jarrett

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Consent-themed Valentine’s Day cards are cute, though.

“The revolution will not be cited.”

Lauren Chief Elk on Eve Ensler’s V-Day, Indigenous women, and the myth of shared gender oppression.

More from CIR on forced sterilizations of imprisoned people in California.

A remarkable history of five years of anti-violence organizing at Tufts.

TED backpedals on abortion stance after outrage sparked by Jessica’s piece in The Nation.

Dear Dept. of Labor: you probably don’t need two years to figure out that you should protect trans workers.

Send a STEM lady you love a math-o-gram.

Stop Street Harassment is fundraising for a national survey.

Consent-themed Valentine’s Day cards are cute, though.

“The revolution will not be cited.”

Lauren Chief Elk on Eve Ensler’s V-Day, Indigenous women, and the myth of shared gender oppression.

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TODAY: Support restaurant workers who are #LivingOffTipsNY

One of my first jobs was at a restaurant inside a beat up casino in South Jersey that doesn’t exist anymore. I was one of two or three women who worked front of the house in a variety of shifts with a majority-male kitchen. I loved the job at the time because I could get a meal if I worked the right hours. Looking back, I’m apt to consider more closely how gender played into my experience of working as a tipped minimum wage young woman worker. 

One of my first jobs was at a restaurant inside a beat up casino in South Jersey that doesn’t exist anymore. I was one of two or three women who worked front of the house ...

Walmart supports the Fair Food Program

In a rare ethical move, Walmart has agreed to join the Coalition of Immokalee WorkersFair Food Program, a model for fair agricultural labor practices. The CIW wrote after yesterday’s announcement:

Today’s agreement will bring immediate and concrete benefits to tens of thousands of farmworkers in the Florida tomato industry.  Roughly 30,000 workers will benefit directly from this agreement, via the Fair Food Premium and/or through Walmart’s support for the human rights standards in the Fair Food Code of Conduct already in place at the farms where they work.  For a program like the FFP, which is fueled by the market power of its retail partners, the participation of the single biggest company in the ...

In a rare ethical move, Walmart has agreed to join the Coalition of Immokalee WorkersFair Food Program, a model for fair agricultural labor practices. The CIW wrote after yesterday’s announcement:

Today’s ...

Fast food workers follow up year of protests with nationwide strike

Fast food workers are following up a year of protests demanding wage increases with a nationwide strike across 130 cities in the United States. Workers are asking for $15 an hour, and are part of a larger movement demanding the rise of the minimum wage.

Fast food workers are following up a year of protests demanding wage increases with a nationwide strike across 130 cities in the United States. Workers are asking for $15 an hour, ...

Watch this video, dance to the beat & protest Black Friday

It comes as no surprise that Walmart, which made news recently for asking for donations for the workers they underpay, exploits their workers. But the creative way these Walmart employees responded is original, to say the least. And it will inspire you to boycott this corporation on Black Friday.

It comes as no surprise that Walmart, which made news recently for asking for donations for the workers they underpay, exploits their workers. But the creative way these Walmart employees responded is original, to say the least. ...

Sexual assault endemic for agricultural workers

When your assailant is has control of your livelihood, and even whether you can stay in the same place as your family, you might think twice about reporting it. This is exactly the position of many women agricultural workers in the U.S, the vast majority of whom are immigrants, and many of whom are undocumented:

When your assailant is has control of your livelihood, and even whether you can stay in the same place as your family, you might think twice about reporting it. This is exactly the position of many ...

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