The Florida Moms Are All Right
What’s happening at the New College of Florida is one component of a set of legislative and executive decisions that aim to eliminate diversity programming, majors in gender studies, and any instruction in Critical Race Theory or intersectionality throughout the Florida State University System.
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Fifteen Minutes of Feminism—The Trump Indictments: Unpacking the E. Jean Carroll Litigation (with Moira Donegan)
Last week, a New York jury ruled that columnist E. Jean Carroll was sexually assaulted and defamed by the former president, and awarded her five million dollars in damages. This case is also far from the only litigation faced by the former president—Trump is also the subject of several ongoing investigations, including one case dealing with his 2016 hush-money scheme for which he was indicted last month, a federal investigation into his role in the January 6 insurrection, and more. This week, we dive into the Carroll verdict, and its implications for the larger case against former president Trump.
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Ukraine’s Frontline Mothers
More and more women have joined the ranks of the Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) since the country’s large-scale mobilization rapidly rolled out this past year, switching up the traditional wartime narrative that portrays women, and mothers with children especially, as victims of war instead of as agents of change.
(This article originally appears in the Spring 2023 issue of Ms. Join the Ms. community today and you’ll get the issue delivered straight to your mailbox!)