Posts Tagged Sexism

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Sounding Exactly Like an Onion Article, Sanders Campaign Attacks Clinton’s Ambition

Remember that Onion article from awhile back? The one headlined: “Hillary Clinton Is Too Ambitious to Be the First Female President.”

Well, apparently the Bernie Sanders campaign is now lifting talking points from that prescient 2006 piece.

Remember that Onion article from awhile back? The one headlined: “Hillary Clinton Is Too Ambitious to Be the First Female President.”

Well, apparently the Bernie Sanders campaign is now lifting talking points from that prescient 2006 ...

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Why isn’t Daniel Holtzclaw a household name?

Over at Cosmo, Treva Lindsey has a great piece on the trial of Daniel Holtzclaw, the former Oklahoma cop charged with committed 36 sexual crimes, from stalking to rape, against mostly low-income Black women while on duty. She explains how the combination of racism and sexism has led to the lack of mass media coverage of the horrifying case. 

Over at Cosmo, Treva Lindsey has a great piece on the trial of Daniel Holtzclaw, the former Oklahoma cop charged with committed 36 sexual crimes, from stalking to rape, against mostly low-income Black women while on duty. ...

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Ta-Nehisi Coates on reparations, racism, and sexism

I was thrilled to speak with journalist and writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on my WBAI radio show last week. Coates’ latest book Between The World and Me was called “required reading” by Toni Morrison, was nominated for a National Book Award, and earned him a MacCarthur Genius Grant.

I was thrilled to speak with journalist and writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on my WBAI radio show last week. Coates’ latest book Between The World and Me was called “required reading” by Toni Morrison, ...

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New study confirms that anger bolsters men’s authority while undermining women’s

I think most of us probably don’t need academic research to know there’s a double standard when it comes to how men’s and women’s expressions of anger are received. But a new study confirms it: anger tends to bolster men’s authority while undermining women’s. 

I think most of us probably don’t need academic research to know there’s a double standard when it comes to how men’s and women’s expressions of anger are received. But a new study confirms it: anger ...

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