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How to support women and girls in disaster recovery

TweetBy Brenda Berkman, cross-posted from MAKERS.com People are the same the world over. We see a disaster happening and we want to help. Often that impulse to help is short-term and a Band-Aid approach – we hold a bake sale to raise donations; we load a vehicle with canned goods and deliver it to a [...]
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In the lead: Rupert Murdoch and the Koch Brothers

TweetOur vote on the 1% has been vigorous since it started last week, with thousands of people rating nominees representing Wall Street, dirty energy, war profiteering, and more. We’re going to make videos exposing the ones our audience thinks are doing the most to exploit the 99% — and so far, the most unpopular of [...]
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Women still lose in politics

I can count on my fingers and toes the number of women in the U.S. Senate. There are only 17 women in the Senate, while 72 serve in the House. The numbers in state legislatures and governorships are equally abysmal; none exceed 25% of total seats. Is this the 1950s?
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Women under attack in Wisconsin

As the world celebrates the achievements and strength of women for International Women’s Day, here at home, women in Wisconsin are fighting back sharp attacks to their livelihoods and their rights.
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Philadelphia Abortion Scandal News Updates and Reactions

TweetAbbie Waters blogs about reproductive health at Fertility Nation. I only recently became aware of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, a physician charged with seven first-degree murder charges related to the deaths of seven viable babies, and one third-degree murder in the death of 41-year-old Karnamaya Mongar, an immigrant woman from Nepal. I’ve been following the story [...]
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