Increasing the pool of US skilled labor or Off-shoring American Jobs? To The Contrary spoke with Americans whose jobs have been replaced by immigrant workers through the H-1B Visa program, and advocates who provided positions for immigrant workers coming to the U.S.Watch Video
What can Americans expect from President Trump when it comes to cuts to social programs? Is the president daughter more about policy or PR? We look at the book about the groundbreaking black women of NASA that inspired the Oscar-nominated movie.Watch Video
Bonnie Erbé sits down with Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) to chronicle her life and achievements, from the civil rights movement, to the "Good Girls Revolt" Newsweek case, to the EEOC, to Congress.Watch Video
The Independent Women’s Forum, a conservative think tank, has drawn fire on social media and from some progressive commentators for its decision to give its inaugural “Working for Women” award to Vice President Pence
NNortasha Stingley doesn't remember a lot about the weeks after her 19-year-old daughter was shot and killed nearly four years ago. All she could do was cry. All she wanted to do was scream.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump resigned Wednesday from the Republican Party. Rep. Beth Fukumoto said members of the GOP refused to oppose racism and sexism including a suggestion by Trump to create a Muslim registry during his campaign.
On the political spectrum, abortion may be categorized as a women’s issue. But in U.S. newspapers and wire services, men weigh in more often than women about reproductive rights, according to a new report commissioned by the Women’s Media Center and conducted by the research firm Novetta. An analysis of 1,385 pieces, including news stories, opinion columns and editorials, that appeared in 12 publications found that men wrote 52 percent of those pieces that had a byline attached, while women wrote just 37 percent of them.
By Sallie Bingham
Not spoken, but written. Not signed. Left on my windshield… glimpsed on the bumper of a car in a parking lot here in Santa Fe. I won’t repeat them because they stick like burrs in memory. But we all know what they are, and we all know the abusive words they use.Read More »
Gloria Steinem is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader and spokeswoman for the feminist movement in the late 1960s and early 70s.
Steinem currently travels internationally as an organizer and lecturer and is a media spokeswoman on issues of equality.
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