Many consider political polarization—the vast gap between Republicans and Democrats—to be a defining and ever-growing feature of American politics today. But an experiment called “America in One Room” set out to discover just how rigid and vast that gap is. Turns out: It’s not as solid or as wide as you may think.
Sunday marks one year since Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. Conservative pundits and Republican officials predicted that Democrats who took a stand against the Supreme Court nominee would be punished at the polls. This take is dramatically flawed—and we have the polling to show it.
The fall issue of Ms. is a must-read. Here’s a glimpse inside.
This is not the time for feminists to sit on the sidelines. Our latest issue goes inside the fights for our fundamental reproductive rights being waged in the U.S. and around the world.
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Ten years ago today, I received a frantic call early in the morning. Dr. George Tiller, one the abortion providers most targeted by anti-abortion extremists, had been shot and killed.
“What I would say to women and girls here and around the world: Be not afraid. Be ready for whatever opportunities come along, and know how important your contribution is, because when women succeed, everyone succeeds.”
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Inspired by the massive Women’s March movement, encouraged by feminist organizations and energized by passionate volunteers, record numbers of women candidates—many of them first-timers—stepped forward to run for office in the midterm elections. And they won in historic numbers.
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