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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 »

For “Birthers,” Honolulu Mom an Inconvenient Truth

For “Birthers,” Honolulu Mom an Inconvenient Truth

| May 2, 2012

Eleanor Nordyke, who spent her career improving women's reproductive health, has an answer for those who still contend that President Obama was born outside the country: she happened to be on the scene in Honolulu. More »

Young Feminists Go Live to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights

Young Feminists Go Live to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights

| April 27, 2012

Young feminists, whose presence in the current War on Women plays out largely online, plan to emerge from the virtual world with rallies in Nashville and other state capitals April 28. More »

Who’s Playing Politics with the Violence Against Women Act?

| April 25, 2012

The Violence Against Women Act has always been a point of agreement between the parties in Washington. Until now. More »

Victory for Prevention?

Victory for Prevention?

| April 19, 2012

As we celebrate Earth Day this Sunday, the author is cautiously optimistic about a new era with a healthier environment. 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

State Legislators Grab Platform to Defend Contraception

State Legislators Grab Platform to Defend Contraception

| March 21, 2012

With a mix of humor and dead seriousness, women in state legislatures act to force their male colleagues to understand what's at stake in restricting contraception and choice. More »

10 Reasons the Rest of the World Thinks the U.S. Is Nuts

| March 19, 2012

Men for Women’s Choice

Men for Women’s Choice

| March 12, 2012

On the issue of contraceptives and choice, most men quoted and pictured in the media recently have opposed women controlling their reproductive health. The authors plan to change that. More »