Dolores Huerta: Still Fighting for Farmworkers’ Rights

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Legendary feminist and workers’ rights activist Dolores Huerta, who cofounded the United Farm Workers union with Cesar Chavez in the 1960s, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to sound the alarm on a common herbicide used on millions of acres of cropland in the U.S. that could be endangering the health and lives of the very […]

Around the World, Mother’s Day is a Call to Action

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Becoming a mother was not the blissed-out, exhilarating experience I thought it would be. It was painful, scary and the only time I have ever felt truly out of control. When I went to the hospital, I was expecting an “easy” birth. My pregnancy had not been particularly difficult, and I was slated to deliver […]

Supreme Court Will Decide on Re-Arming Domestic Abusers

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For a domestic violence victim, whether her partner owns a gun can be the difference between life and death. One in four women in the United States experiences domestic violence in her lifetime, and these women are five times more likely [PDF] to be murdered when their intimate partners own a firearm. Putting a gun in […]