Archive for ‘women’s rights’

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

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December 12, 2016

The Women’s March on Washington is ON!

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December 11, 2016

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the privileged and powerful.

Source: Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

September 15, 2016

#WeTrumpHate

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December 29, 2015

A Favorite from 2015

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November 20, 2015

Back to (our) Future

Public polling shows that the things Sanders talked about in his speech are things that most Americans agree with and approve of. They are, as Sanders worded it,

Source: Back to (our) Future

November 2, 2015

China’s New Birth Rule Can’t Restore Missing Women and Fix a Population – Scientific American

The government ended a one-child limit, but the policy already encouraged millions of abortions of females, causing lasting damage

Source: China’s New Birth Rule Can’t Restore Missing Women and Fix a Population – Scientific American

September 26, 2015

From Hashtag to Strategy: The Growing Pains of Black Lives Matter – In These Times

Movement activists discuss strategy and tactics in #BlackLivesMatter.

Source: From Hashtag to Strategy: The Growing Pains of Black Lives Matter – In These Times

September 16, 2015

This is what a political earthquake feels like: Why Bernie Sanders’s speech at Liberty University matters – Salon.com

Stumping in the lion’s den, Sanders evinced an unapologetic populism — a welcome rejoinder to Randian insanity

Source: This is what a political earthquake feels like: Why Bernie Sanders’s speech at Liberty University matters – Salon.com

July 19, 2015

Tens of thousands of rape kits go untested across USA

Tens of thousands of rape kits go untested across USA.