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WMC Statement on Media Coverage of Polanski Case

September 30, 2009

WMC News Brief: NBC, Abortion, Israel

September 30, 2009

From the Founders of the WMC: Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem

September 29, 2009

In Defense of the French Health System: Having a Baby in Paris

| September 29, 2009

As the U.S. Senate struggles to produce health-care reform legislation that can win the votes of 60 members, cost issues rise to the forefront of the debate. Poet Carolyn Forché’s experience suggests that universal access to health care is not only the right thing to do morally but financially as well. More »

WMC News Brief: Google, Abortion Rights, India

September 28, 2009

WMC News Brief: BBC, Clinton, Bulgarian Diplomat

September 25, 2009

Colorism, Black Women, and Contemporary Representation

| September 25, 2009

Former President Jimmy Carter touched off a media firestorm recently by suggesting that racism explained the extreme rancor of some criticism of President Obama’s health reform plan. The resulting debate, however, didn’t begin to reach the nuance of how attitudes about race are experienced in this country, particularly by black women, as the author explains. More »

WMC News Brief: Beck, Army, Female Circumcision

September 23, 2009

Coming to Terms with the “F Word”

| September 23, 2009

WMC News Brief: Couric, Hillary, Climate Debate

September 21, 2009