2020 is the first presidential election of the #MeToo era. Why do the political parties see it so differently?
Our collective inability to imagine women as viable leaders doesn’t only percolate through the fictional worlds of popular culture. It also frames consequential political debates—and elections.
It was the sendoff of the season in Washington, D.C. The occasion? The retirement of Dr. Heidi Hartmann, founder and President of the Institute for Policy Research, which has been the leading think tank on issues of importance to women since 1987.
The votes today in favor of ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia’s House of Delegates and Senate mark a huge step in the fight for women’s equality.
The decision by Old Dominion state lawmakers makes Virginia the 38th and final state needed to make the ERA part of the Constitution.
The climate crisis is taking an economic and ecological toll on all of us.
When the first ever female president of the Economic Policy Institute, Thea Lee, appeared on Samantha Bee’s Full Frontal, she proved that economists can be fully human and funny—and encouraging a whole flank of female economists, notably rare in this still whitest, mostly male and unfunniest realm.
This Steubenville documentary will leave you “seeing red”—and hopefully propel more people in every community to join the movement against violence.
Los Angeles is a city of four million people and 500,000 businesses, and with a budget of $10B, approximately $1B in funds are available for city contracts in Los Angeles—but when Mayor Garcetti took office, only one half of one percent of those contracts where going to women.
The issuing today of the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel’s opinion on the arbitrary timeline on the Equal Rights Amendment is not binding. In fact, the timeline in the preamble of the ERA itself is not binding.