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Nuns Mad As Hell

Nuns Mad As Hell

| June 7, 2012

As a group of nuns plans to crisscross the country to highlight their work with the poor and powerless, Adele M. Stan explains why we may be witnessing a catalyzing moment in U.S. Catholic history. More »

Justice Ginsburg Should Continue to Raise Her Vital Voice

Justice Ginsburg Should Continue to Raise Her Vital Voice

| June 5, 2012

The author of a new book on the rhetoric of women on the Supreme Court argues that the nation needs to continue hearing the voice of Ruth Bader Ginsburg from her hard-won position on the high court. More »

Women Work to Save Preventive Care Gains

Women Work to Save Preventive Care Gains

| May 24, 2012

A fund designed under the Affordable Care Act as an investment in prevention, thus saving future health expenses and enriching people's lives, is under non-stop attack in Congress. More »

May Day with Occupy Oakland

May Day with Occupy Oakland

| May 8, 2012

The author describes the Occupy movement's action in Oakland last week, in light of a very different mood in the city that greeted the general strike called six months ago. More »

Lawmakers Turn Back the Clock on Women’s Rights

Lawmakers Turn Back the Clock on Women’s Rights

| April 17, 2012

On this year's Equal Pay Day, Linda Meric, the executive director of 9to5, National Association of Working Women, explains why pay equity is an economic plus for the United States. More »

PWV Alums Ellen Bravo and Joanne Bamberger on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry

| April 16, 2012

The Nation Features an Important Story by Laura Flanders

| March 19, 2012

Message to Sandberg: Lean forward

| February 9, 2012

In the wake of the news that Facebook’s Number Two, Sheryl Sandberg, might become a billionaire and therefore one of the richest self-made women in America after the company goes public, the New York Times featured a story about her growing power as a role model and inspiration for women’s advancement. More »

Seattle Law Advances Paid Sick Leave Campaign

Seattle Law Advances Paid Sick Leave Campaign

| September 29, 2011

Following a thoughtful strategy, citizen advocates joined with city council members and business owners to design a paid sick leave ordinance enacted by a close-to-unanimous vote in Seattle. More »

The Biology of Nurturing Fathers

The Biology of Nurturing Fathers

| September 21, 2011

The act of daily childcare changes fathers hormonally, and that's all to the good of their families. The author discusses what feminists have long suspected. More »