Emily Douglas is the senior editor at TheNation.com, where she also blogs. A frequent contributor to the Women’s Review of Books, she has written about politics, culture and the law for The Nation, The American Prospect, The LA Review of Books, and RH Reality Check, and has appeared on Al Jazeera’s Inside Story and the Melissa Harris-Perry Show. She is a former associate editor at RH Reality Check. Before beginning her work in media, Emily worked in legal advocacy and education at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders. Emily is a co-founder and board member of WAM!NYC, the New York City chapter of the national media justice group Women, Action and the Media. She tweets at @EmilySDouglas.
Whoever takes the helm at NARAL have to face intractable political realities. But will she also seek to develop for the movement a vision of what should be, not just what is?
Both Planned Parenthood and Nebraska Right to Life support a measure to restore healthcare coverage to “unborn children.”
Let’s use this moment not only to defend what we have but demand what we don’t.
The congresswoman and Senate candidate talks to The Nation about fair trade, Citizens United and what healthcare reform really means for Wisconsin.