Tag Archive | "women’s rights"

Crow After Roe: What You Should Really Know on Roe v. Wade’s 40th Anniversary

Monday, January 21, 2013

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Robin Marty and Jessica Pieklo, two of my compatriots at our group project The Broad Side, have been working long and hard on their book about what has happened to women’s reproductive rights since the Supreme Court decision …

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The GOP Will Blame a Government Shutdown on Women

Friday, April 8, 2011

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Women are the scapegoats of the GOP’s push for a government shutdown. You heard me.  If the federal government closes because lawmakers can’t agree on whether women should be allowed to get annual physical exams, contraceptives or cervical cancer screenings

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One Day for Women? I’d Say We Need All 365

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

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007 gets schooled by “M” on International Women’s Day. What do you say — Judi Dench in 2012? And I think Daniel Craig might look better as a redhead.…

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Women are the Real Losers in Wisconsin’s Labor Fight

Thursday, March 3, 2011

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I don’t want to see a conspiracy where there isn’t one, but as some politicians push to cut reproductive and economic rights for women, it’s hard not to view other efforts that would disproportionately impact women through that same …

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President Obama and the Chamber of Commerce: Bad News for Women?

Thursday, February 10, 2011

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When I saw news clips of President Obama walking across Pennsylvania Avenue to make a much-lauded speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the first thought that came into my head was, “Well, there’s one more stake in the heart …

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Holding Up More Than Half the Sky

Friday, October 16, 2009

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One of my favorite Chinese proverbs says, “Women hold up half the sky.”  Some days I feel like it’s more than half, but the point of the proverb is that women are equal partners with men in navigating through life.  …

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What Some of Our Daughters Think About Sarah Palin

Monday, October 20, 2008

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It’s a sad day when schoolgirls have to give a VP candidate a history lesson on women’s rights. Please, Sarah, study up some more. You might not believe it, but maybe you could actually learn something about how you’ve been …

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