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Sexism news and analysis from The Nation
March 9, 2020
It’s Time to Debunk the Idea that Women Aren’t ‘Electable’
While the ‘electability’ myth helped sink women in the Democratic primaries, women are winning big at the state and local level.
March 5, 2020
Sexism Sank Elizabeth Warren
Warren was a brilliant candidate who would have made a great president. The problem? She’s a woman—and she isn’t “perfect.”
March 2, 2020
The Abortion Doctor and His Accuser
What does it mean to take women’s claims of sexual assault seriously?
February 6, 2020
Excuse Me, Ms.!
Confused about Latinx, alumnx, even mxn? Fear not: Inclusive language has been evolving for decades.
January 21, 2020
In 2020, Double Standards Are Still Dogging Elizabeth Warren—and All the Women Candidates
A record number of women ran for president in this primary election. But that doesn’t mean sexism has been vanquished.
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January 19, 2020
Unity Requires Recognizing That Warren Is Telling the Truth
At the same time, tolerance must allow that Sanders isn’t lying.
January 7, 2020
Trump’s Assassination of Iran’s Suleimani Was a Colossal Strategic Blunder
In one blow, Washington has strengthened Iran’s hard-liners, revived its nuke program, drawn Iraq closer to Tehran, stymied popular regional uprisings, and endangered Americans around the world.
December 18, 2019
Bernie Could Be America’s First Feminist President
The Sanders campaign’s feminism understands that individual success stories and piecemeal reforms are no match for the interlocking systems of oppression.
December 2, 2019
Fetal Personhood Is Maternal Punishment
When society values the life of a fetus over that of a living person, women pay the steepest price.
October 3, 2019
A Sexual Assault Memoir Women Deserve
Chanel Miller’s brilliant account of her assault by Stanford swimmer Brock Turner questions the way we treat sexual assault—and sex itself.