Moms want a tax code, budget and set of fiscal policies that allow their families, communities, businesses and economy to thrive. Candidates running down the ballot in 2020 should take note—and remember that we all do better when moms and women do better.
Are women “likable?” According to the polls, voters don’t think so, even though former advisors to Elizabeth Warren are doing their best convince us that she is “warm and affectionate.” But the real question is why “grabbing a beer” with a candidate is still the yardstick used to measure their potential—and why female candidates are (still) unfairly suffering from it.
When media outlets treat women politicians as women first, and politicians second, they are feeding into an already sexist culture where many voters believe that men make better politicians than women.
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.
In the midst of ongoing, and escalating, attacks on reproductive justice across the country, abortion finally became an issue of (primary) debate.
New analysis of the gender and racial diversity of moderators and topics in 132 presidential debates and town halls between 1996 and 2016 revealed that such public political stages remain overwhelmingly white and male.
Most of today’s Registered Nurses have Baccalaureate degrees, many with Masters and Doctorates. Nurses are providing primary care and hospital-based specialty care, conducting NIH grant funded research and serving as congressional representatives. It’s time to consider nursing in a new light—on the campaign trail and in our culture at-large.
In advance of of the 2020 elections—and the 100th year of women’s right to vote—I spoke to Katherine Spillar, executive editor of Ms., about the role feminists played in the last election, and how we can continue expanding on our victories.
After the 2016 election, Andrea Yagher started pre-registering voters. Two years later, she’s a leader in the growing movement to expand Generation Z’s political impact and engagement.