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Globalization: Use this word in a sentence, especially as the cause of
something bad, and you will get knowing nods all around.

"We are in a funding emergency today," read the e-mail from the New York
Abortion Access Fund.

Led by a former Boeing machinist, Las Vegas exotic dancers are talking union.

This essay, from the February 14, 1920, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on feminism and women's rights, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article since 1865.

Women's sports are under attack by jocks who have an ally in the President.

Say what you will about oil and hegemony, but the pending invasion of
Iraq is more than just a geopolitical act. It's also the manifestation
of a cultural attitude.

A clever new wave of feminist antiwar activism manages to avoid old clichés.

Anthropologist, novelist, folklorist, essayist and luminary of the
Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston dazzled her peers and patrons
almost immediately upon her arrival in New York City in 1

A lonely Cracker Barrel restaurant stands alongside the highway that
runs near my house.

Blogs

Women need to put personhood before parenthood.

October 5, 2012

Despite the centrality of women's issues and women's votes, not a single mention was made by either candidate.

October 4, 2012

The End of Men’s prediction of an American matriarchy fails to define what that would actually entail.

October 2, 2012

Pick a women’s college basketball team, and cheer them on this season.

October 2, 2012

New federal guidelines will allow ICE officers to take into account a same-sex relationship with an American partner when determining whether to pursue a removal proceeding.

September 28, 2012

This campaign season has been extremely instructional—about what the Republican Party really thinks.

September 25, 2012

From the Gettysburg to Afghanistan, our tendency to romanticize war causes us to gloss over its hellish aspects.

September 25, 2012

Yes, Rush Limbaugh has uncovered feminism's true agenda: a small dick on every man.

September 24, 2012

Antipoverty activists are asking both candidates to speak up about growing poverty in the United States. 

September 21, 2012

The pro-democracy leader called for the release of the popular Russian resistance rockers. 

September 20, 2012