Traditionally female-heavy industries—once thought to be recession-proof—are being hit hard by the “tough choices” made by governors facing depleted state coffers.
Johnson explains how the tiny Nordic country came to be the most feminist place on earth.
Older and younger feminists don't clash over ideas, but about power and visibility in the movement, says Katha Pollitt.
Women still earn 77 cents on a man's dollar for full-time work. The Paycheck Fairness Act would have helped remedy that unequal pay. On this week's The Breakdown, the Center for American Progress's Heather Boushey joins Christopher Hayes to talk about why Republican senators blocked the bill.
Republicans block equal pay legislation—for this Congress, and for many to come.
Nancy Spero began using only the female figure in her paintings to push back the limits of her world.
Anita Hill may not have stopped Clarence Thomas from being confirmed to the Supreme Court, but in the wake of her accusations, our culture changed. Or did it, really?
Ginni Thomas called Anita Hill soon after the Times reported that Thomas's organization had accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in untraceable contributions. Did this accusation heat up the sense of persecution both Thomases feel about Hill's charge?
Betsy Reed and Rebecca Traister talk about the rise of conservative women in the 2010 elections.