Donald Trump says Clinton's only asset is "the woman card." Kristin Tate on government waste and what young voters want. Combating the abuse female journalists must face from online trolls.
Women still only make 79 cents on the dollar compared to men in the United States. Actress Patricia Arquette brought the issue to national prominence in her Oscar acceptance speech for "Boyhood," and she continues her advocacy on Equal Pay Day with Rep. Maloney (D-NY).Watch Video
A documentary episode of To the Contrary explores the trend to family preservation and reunification instead of placing children in orphanages. Host Bonnie Erbé travels to Ethiopia to explore why parents give up their children and reports on the impact it has on children.Watch Video
Trump attacks Clinton, young voters & government waste, and fighting online abuse.
The pay gap is expanding for young women straight out of college.
Facing the increasingly real prospect of a Donald Trump nomination, the Republican Party is searching for ways to salvage whatever support it has among women voters, particularly as it prepares to compete against a Democratic opponent vying to become the nation’s first female president.
Jennifer Gefsky is an accomplished professional. After graduating from law school, she was recruited by a New York firm and worked there for several years before becoming vice president and deputy general counsel for Major League Baseball. Her next career move was a bit of a challenge, though.
A Republican businesswoman who has called Donald Trump a “racist, misogynist flip-flopper” will not get a chance to vote against him this summer at the Republican National Convention, D.C. party officials say.
When I was a child I loved princess stories, but the one thing that really bugged me was that most of the princesses had blonde hair, while the villains were brunette. As a dark haired child, I worried that this meant I would grow up to become an evil stepmother. Of course, my mother was quick to point out that plenty of princesses had dark hair too, and as I grew up I got over this minor existential crisis. But the fact remains that fictional characters had the power to make me question my identity, while I should have been living vicariously through them.
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Donald Trump’s attack on Hillary Clinton’s “woman card,” Kristin Tate’s new book “Government Gone Wild,” and combating abuse against women on social media
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is The Nation’s Zoe Carpenter, IWF Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Anushay’s Point Founder Anushay Hossain, and GOP Strategist Jennifer Higgins.
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by Sallie Bingham
Every Tuesday evening, I drive the sixty plus miles from Santa Fe to Taos to join the six or seven members of my writing group, sponsored by SOMOS, the long-lived and long-enduring Society of the Muse of the Southwest.
Several years ago, Bonnie Lee Black, then living in Taos and the most gifted teacher I have had the privilege of encountering, began our workshop in the writing of what is called–rather mystifyingly, to me– “Creative Non-Fiction.” This seems to beg the question: what is non-creative non-fiction? I dread to think…
Last fall, Bonnie moved to Mexico and it seemed that our workshop, like all of them, would end.
It did not.Read More »
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