Palantir Technologies was once one of Silicon Valley’s darlings. The U.S. data-analytics company had the financial backing of Peter Thiel and other Bay-Area billionaires; it was a combination of big data and big money that many thought couldn’t lose. But the novelty of tech giants has worn off as big data has become synonymous with […]
Patients and providers at an independent abortion clinic in Milwaukee have been victims of sustained harassment this week from anti-abortion extremists—and grassroots activists have come out to protect access.
“Article ignores the great strides we’ve made.” That was the headline in the Saipan Tribune in response to the Ms. cover story on abusive garment sweatshops, forced abortions and sex trafficking in the Northern Mariana Islands. After the publication of “Paradise Lost,” Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) reintroduced the United States-Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Human […]
In a brave stand against workplace sexual misconduct, a group of McDonald’s workers filed 25 sexual harassment charges and lawsuits against the fast food giant at the end of May—adding up to more than 50 suits and complaints that workers have filed alongside Fight for $15, an international organization of low-wage workers, in the last three years.
In the wake of anti-abortion laws sweeping the country, support for abortion in the U.S. is the highest it’s been in 24 years—and voters across lines of gender and party are paying attention to the policies heading into the 2020 election.
“You need to have a regular and intense exposure of the people to the same information and messaging. Let them reflect, let them speak, let them think about it. It takes weeks and months to change their vision.”
The Trump administration will begin raids on immigrant communities this weekend—after a week-long onslaught of racist and xenophobic commentary from the President, who is also entangled in a sex trafficking scandal.
R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago under a 13-count indictment on Thursday on new charges including child pornography, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice. Today, prosecutors in Brooklyn also charged the performer with a five count indictment accusing him of leading an organization that engaged in the kidnapping, exploitation and trafficking of women […]
Brutality by ICE and DHS officials at the Mexican border is not a by-product of a broken system. It is the goal.
Years of hard work by feminist survivors and the #MeToo awakening have shifted public consciousness about who’s to blame for youth involvement in the sex trade and given survivors courage to speak out about sexual abuse and hold perpetrators accountable.