In a very 2017 twist, Merriam-Webster is receiving the internet's highest honor this year. The Webby Awards announced their winners Tuesday morning for the 21st annual ceremony, which will take place May 16. Solange, Gillian Anderson,...Show More Summary
Gaga won a pair of Webbys for her high-tech tribute to David Bowie at last year's Grammys, which was produced in partnership with Intel. The Women's March that took place the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration is being honored as Webby Social Movement of the Year.
A Democratic lawmaker pushing legislation to remove prohibitions on publicly funded abortions in Illinois hopes to call it for a vote as thousands of women converge on the capital to … Click to Continue »
A new study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that when women were given an extra hour to push in the second stage of labor, c-section rates went down by roughly 50%. While this new...Show More Summary
The ‘March for Science,’ which took place on April 22 (Earth Day), was yet-another anti-Trump march meant to allow anti-Trump elements to vent their frustration in public. Previous anti-Trump marches were the Women’s March on Washington on January 21st and the Tax March on April 14th. Yet, the liberal media does not recognize that these […]
Since tallying attendance at the Women’s Marches on Jan. 21, we have continued counting the size of political crowds. This is the third installment in a monthly Monkey Cage series reporting on political crowds in the United States. Each month, the Crowd Counting Consortium will post updates about trends and patterns from the previous month as recorded […]
March for Science attendance figures are in, and while the numbers aren’t impressive as those recorded for the Women’s March and March for Life, they suggest a solid turnout. Not to be left out of the discussion, however, are the scores...Show More Summary
It’s Earth Day, which means that, like every Saturday, there are widespread protests planned, only this time they’re on behalf of science, rather than taxes or women, both odious to our president as well. Read more...
What can you do to resist in the age of Trump? We’ve seen an explosion of progressive energy in 2017, from the Women’s March to protests against the Muslim ban to massively improved Democratic performance in special elections in two very red House districts. Show More Summary
Today, during the March for Science, it’s useful to note that women in academia don’t have as many chances to collaborate across national borders as men do. And that hurts both individual women and academic knowledge. Let me explain. Science is international This week’s March for Science on Earth Day is also drawing attention to […]
We talked to neuroscientists, activists, and more to find out why they're participating in the March for Science.
This Saturday, April 22, the world will mark Earth Day. Women and men in Washington, D.C., throughout the U.S., and around the world will take to the streets to “March for Science,” in recognition of climate science and the critical importance of governments upholding commitments to global environmental protection efforts and climate change accords. Show More Summary
In March, it came out that the Defense Department was investigating reports that veteran and enlisted Marines had joined a private Facebook page called “Marines United,” where they shared photographs of women—some clothed, some not—many of whom were their colleagues in the Marines, without their consent. Since then,… Read more...
The heads of the Women's March on Washington speak about the impact of social media in staging protests.
A co-chair reminded the audience that “all pussies aren’t pink” at a Vanity Fair event.
TIME Magazine just published its yearly listicle honoring the “100 Most Influential People” and a Women’s March organizer who just happens to also be a radical Islamist, made the list. While all three networks covered the annual honor in their morning roundups Thursday, none of the networks mentioned the more controversial names on the list, like Sarsour’s.
In March, investigations revealed that enlisted and veteran Marines had been circulating thousands of photographs of nude and partially-clothed women—many of which were fellow marines. The scandal left many disappointed with the tepid response from military officials. The Navy and Marine Corps have now taken at least… Read more...
Woman reclining at a desk next to a typewriter, circa 1900. Photo by William H. Rau/Library of Congress/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images. When author Paula Fox died in March, we wondered why we hadn’t heard more about her. Fox wrote dark,...Show More Summary
TIME Magazine felt that the anti-Trump “Tax March,” which allegedly took place in about 200 cities country-wide, was like the Tea Party rallies in 2009. There was no comparison made to the recent anti-Trump “Women’s March on Washington,” which had some vulgar remarks from some of the speakers. The Tea Party is different from the […]
By Savannah Fox Shortly after millions of people joined the worldwide Women’s March in January, President Donald Trump issued a presidential memorandum that endangers the health of millions of women and families around the world. With...Show More Summary