Tag: American politics

PODCAST: ‘Birthright: A War Story’

In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Civia Tamarkin, director of “Birthright: A War Story,” a new documentary looking at the attack on women’s reproductive rights in the U.S.

Why Women’s Marchers need to care about capitalism

On January 21st, an estimated 2.9 million people participated in Women’s Marches around the U.S., setting a record for the largest one-day protest in the nation’s history. For many feminists, a public…

Critics couldn’t stomp out female unity at the Women’s March

The biggest protest in U.S. history took place last weekend, and women made it happen. It was a massive demonstration of female political solidarity and a battle cry against male-supremacist power, embodied…

Liberal feminists ushered Ivanka Trump into the White House

  Ivanka Trump has it all… Or so we’re told… A lifestyle brand and clothing line, conventional beauty pageant looks, softly-lit photos featuring a perfect family life, and an influential husband. She…

The Women’s March on Washington needs to name the problem

The Women’s March on Washington released its official policy platform on Thursday, and numerous liberal American media outlets deemed it an unequivocally progressive one. Fusion went so far as to call it…

How feminists can challenge liberal bathroom politics

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has announced that a “bathroom bill” addressing gender-identity claims in access to bathrooms, showers and locker rooms will be one of his top priorities for this legislative…

Women’s issues aren’t just ‘identity politics’

The post-election blame game is still in full swing: Who fucked up? Who can we hate? Who can we blame? Who let this happen? Its latest iteration is the charge that Hillary…

Why do women fail to vote as a class?

In the wake of Trump’s victory, we have sought explanations: how can this nightmare have actually come true? Always a popular scapegoat, women have been getting a lot of the blame. While…