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Trump’s First Executive Order Starts the Repeal of Obamacare

Hours after being sworn in as president, Donald Trump made good on his promise to repeal Obamacare by issuing an executive order which gives federal agencies the power to limit, delay, or waive provisions which they deem too costly for taxpayers. 

Hours after being sworn in as president, Donald Trump made good on his promise to repeal Obamacare by issuing an executive order which gives federal agencies the power to limit, delay, or waive provisions which they deem ...

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I’ll pass on “Unity” and the Women’s March

This Saturday, hundreds of thousands of women are expected to arrive in Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington, a rally meant to send the new Administration a bold message that “women’s rights are human rights.”

This Saturday, hundreds of thousands of women are expected to arrive in Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington, a rally meant to send the new Administration a bold message that “women’s rights are human ...

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My (Not So) Tough Political Talk

I sat in my aunt’s house after Thanksgiving dinner, hanging out with my family. My uncle had made his way out of his study to watch the news and it was only a matter of moments before the focus was brought to President-elect Trump.

I sat in my aunt’s house after Thanksgiving dinner, hanging out with my family. My uncle had made his way out of his study to watch the news and it was only a matter of moments before ...

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PSA: Your Transphobia and Body Shaming Isn’t Radical

On Thursday morning, six cities across the country were greeted with a purportedly radical political art installation – an enormous statue of naked Donald Trump, installed right in the center of their city.

On Thursday morning, six cities across the country were greeted with a purportedly radical political art installation – an enormous statue of naked Donald Trump, installed right in the center of their city.

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The Feministing Five: Erin Schrode

For this week’s Feministing Five, I caught up with feminist activist, environmentalist, and aspiring politician Erin Schrode. At 25, the Marin County Democrat ran for Congress in California’s District 2 this month in the hopes of becoming the youngest woman ever elected to the position. Her dynamic campaign focused on human rights, reproductive health, the future of education and work, and harnessed the power of social media to reach thousands.

For this week’s Feministing Five, I caught up with feminist activist, environmentalist, and aspiring politician Erin Schrode. At 25, the Marin County Democrat ran for Congress ...

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