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Abortion Opinion Leaked

Abortion Opinion Leaked

Leaked document is SCOTUS draft of majority opinion striking down Roe v. Wade


TTC Extra: ''The 'No' Club''

TTC Extra: ''The 'No' Club''

A new book says women should turn down optional work

Women's News

Sweet, Overdue Victory for U.S. Women’s Soccer
The Seattle Times

May 23, 2022  | Read More »

America didn’t invent soccer, but this nation has taken global leadership in making the world’s game truly equitable.

Baby Formula Scarcity Prompts Deeper Questions About How America Treats Infants and Mothers

May 23, 2022  | Read More »

Corporate consolidation of baby formula-makers got us to this point of crisis.

History Tells Us Women Can Turn Elections: The Liberals Should Have Listened
The Guardian

May 23, 2022  | Read More »

Some wondered that the fury of March4Justice rapidly dissipated. But the women of Australia were following a feminist adage: don’t get angry, get organised.

Women of Color Are the Untapped Talent Force in Business, New Google-sponsored Study Finds

May 23, 2022  | Read More »

Women of color are force multipliers, meaning they have the ability to help organizations achieve goals and exceed expectations, the study finds.


Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State, Dies at 84

March 24, 2022 Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State, Dies at 84
The staff of To the Contrary mourns the passing of the first US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright. She was 84. In 2017, Bonnie Erbe interviewed her about @Trump controversy over refugees in the U.S.  Albright also addresses her life as a refugee.



Secretary Albright also joined our special To the Contrary panel on Women in Diplomacy: How do women diplomats differ from male ones? Human Trafficking: The US’s role in ending modern slavery. Political Violence: We speak with Sandra Pepera of NDI about their #NotTheCost campaign.  This show also includes former Representative and Undersecretary of State Ellen Tauscher.


Women’s Suffrage: U.S. and U.K. Struggles for Voter Freedoms

March 23, 2022 Women’s Suffrage: U.S. and U.K. Struggles for Voter Freedoms

Written by: Lily Quinn Miner

Young women today are lucky enough to enjoy the right to vote thanks to the bravery of the feminists who came before them to fight for that right just over one hundred years ago. It is important for us to look back on this movement with gratitude and remember what it was like for women who had to push for something that nowadays seems like such a basic freedom. Continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month, we have put together a collection of past episodes that touch on the Women’s Suffrage Movement both here in the United States and in the United Kingdom.

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