A record 11 women are up in 2018, with 10 being Democrats. Cuts to after school programs and more money for school choice and religious schools. A problem usually thought of only happening in far off lands actually occurs in the US as well.Watch Video
The Education Secretary’s speech was met with protest by students. Senate Republicans defended their all-male panel. Skepticism as almost 90% of campuses reported 0 sexual assaults. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Francesca Chambers, Erin Matson, Anneke E. GreenWatch Video
The new healthcare law was heavily criticized by Democrats, but Republicans say the final bill will be improved. New rules about comp time vs. overtime pay arouse controversy. Hillary & Ivanka, more alike than you may think?Watch Video
How has the country fared over the course of the Donald Trump's first 100 days in office? Why was Ivanka Trump jeered at a women’s conference and how much influence does she have in the White House? We take a look at an innovative program to alleviate homelessness.Watch Video
This week People is launching a new series—in print and on video—called “Women Speak Out.” It will be a series of interviews and profiles with women who have survived sexual assault and have come forward to seek justice—for their own sake, and for the sake of other women.
Should Progressives Abandon Identity Politics? No — New Report Suggests Women Of Color Should Lead The Movement
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When Andrea Flynn, a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, started work a year ago on a report about the racial and gender barriers holding back women of color in the United States — in conjunction with the Ms. Foundation — it was a very different political landscape. It’s not just that Donald Trump wasn’t yet president, but the notion that “identity politics” was some sort of toxin destroying liberalism had not yet really taken root.
The Trump administration has been the target of full-throated resistance from women on the left, who say it could be one of the most damaging to women in recent memory. We tested these accusations by using an analysis known as gender-based budgeting, and found that the deepest cuts in President Trump’s budget would be in the programs that spend more on women than on men.
THIS WEEK, ALONG with my Labour Party colleagues in the Seanad, I will be introducing the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Gender Pay Gap Information) Bill 2017. If passed, this bill would require employers to publish information demonstrating any gender pay gap that exists in their organisation.
By Sallie Bingham:
This is for you, Keesha, laboring away in a windowless cubicle in Nashville to enable my new cell phone to work in France. This required two hours of ceaseless effort that included translating the questions of a higher-up male with an impenetrable East Indian accent, leaving me wrung out but never denting Keesha’s humor and calm competence.Read More »
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the women senators up for reelection (and we talk with three of them), Trump’s education budget cuts, and forced marriage in America.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Ann Stone, Women For Trump; Debra Carnahan, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor; Avis Jones-DeWeever, Founder, Exceptional Leadership Institute for Women; Patrice Lee, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum
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