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Sexism news and analysis from The Nation
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.
October 1, 2019
Shock, Fun, and Feminist Rage
As second wave feminism passes into history and a new wave builds, is the world finally ready for
Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen
Alix Kates Shulman
September 23, 2019
What Misogyny Does
In her new book, philosopher Kate Manne insists that what’s important is not what men intended but how women experience misogyny.
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September 19, 2019
Margaret Atwood Shouldn’t Exonerate Aunt Lydia
Atwood’s sequel to
gives undue credit to Gilead’s misogynistic female enabler.
August 12, 2019
Jeffrey Epstein’s Science of Sleaze
Epstein’s scientist “friends” should have known better than to associate with a crackpot transhumanist.
August 12, 2019
The American Workplace Still Won’t Accommodate Pregnant Workers
Pregnant women face discrimination up and down the economic ladder—but low-wage workers suffer the most.
August 9, 2019
Brianna Wu Is Used to Fighting Bullies
The Gamergate veteran tells
why she’s challenging a Democratic incumbent in the Massachusetts congressional primary.
July 1, 2019
The Philosophical Origins of Patriarchy
Plato, Hippocrates, and Aristotle laid the foundations on which centuries of sexism were built.