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When Internet Trolls Run For Office

In September of 2016, journalist Olivia Nuzzi received a series of disturbing rape threats from a Trump supporter. Nuzzi, like most female journalists, was used to being on the receiving end of harassment, but this time was different – the online threats came from a GOP candidate for elected office.

In September of 2016, journalist Olivia Nuzzi received a series of disturbing rape threats from a Trump supporter. Nuzzi, like most female journalists, was used to being on the receiving ...

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Here’s How Many People Could Lose Healthcare To Give Billionaires a Tax Break

According to a stunning estimate from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the GOP “health care bill” gives America’s 400 wealthiest households alone a $33 billion tax break – equivalent to the cost of Medicaid for 725,800 low-income Americans.

According to a stunning estimate from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the GOP “health care bill” gives America’s 400 wealthiest households alone a $33 billion tax break – ...

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Feministing Reads: A Grace Paley Reader

It’s hard to strike a balance between the self-possession on which depend first principles—mutual responsibility, self-determination, and other such enduring commitments—with the humility to remain genuinely open to new comrades and new stimuli. Good art and good politics require both, or so Grace Paley helps me imagine.

It’s hard to strike a balance between the self-possession on which depend first principles—mutual responsibility, self-determination, and other such enduring commitments—with the humility to remain genuinely open to new comrades and new stimuli. Good art and good ...

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5 Steps to Save the ACA Before It’s Too Late

While everyone’s been distracted by Trump and Russia, Senate Republicans have been crafting their dangerous Obamacare repeal bill behind closed doors — and they want to vote on it by the end of the month. This is not a drill.

While everyone’s been distracted by Trump and Russia, Senate Republicans have been crafting their dangerous Obamacare repeal bill behind closed doors — and they want to vote on it by the end of the month. ...

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Why Feminists Should Care About The 50 Year Anniversary Of Palestinian Occupation

Yesterday, Israel celebrated the dubious milestone of a fifty-year-long occupation of Palestine, cementing its position as one of the longest military occupations of a foreign territory in modern history.

Yesterday, Israel celebrated the dubious milestone of a fifty-year-long occupation of Palestine, cementing its position as one of the longest military occupations of a foreign territory in modern history.

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Where Is the Free Speech Outrage for Linda Sarsour?

Last month, Women’s March Co-Chair and anti-Islamophobia activist Linda Sarsour was invited to give a commencement speech to graduates at the City University of New York School of Public Health. But now, local politicians are pressuring the school to withdraw the invitation because of Sarsour’s left-wing politics.

Last month, Women’s March Co-Chair and anti-Islamophobia activist Linda Sarsour was invited to give a commencement speech to graduates at the City University of New York School of Public Health. But now, local politicians are ...

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The ACA Repeal Is Back and Worse for Women Than Ever

UPDATE: The House is rushing to vote on ACA repeal today, May 4th, despite the fact that no one’s debated the latest repeal bill, the Congressional Budget Office hasn’t scored it, and members of Congress admit that they don’t even know what’s in it. The vote will be close, and every single member will count. Here are the Reps who are on the fence: call them and demand they vote NO on the ACA repeal. 

UPDATE: The House is rushing to vote on ACA repeal today, May 4th, despite the fact that no one’s debated the latest repeal bill, the Congressional Budget Office hasn’t scored it, and members of Congress ...

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