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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet 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 [...]
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Five better ways to use the billion dollars the government has spent on marriage promotion

TweetBecause there’s obviously nothing else we could be doing with the money, the federal government has spent nearly one billion dollars since 2001 on marriage promotion: Tweet
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TODAY: Support restaurant workers who are #LivingOffTipsNY

Tweet 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 [...]
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Walmart supports the Fair Food Program

TweetIn a rare ethical move, Walmart has agreed to join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers‘ Fair 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 [...]
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Fast food workers follow up year of protests with nationwide strike

Tweet 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. Tweet
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