Opinion

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Are women breaking for Republicans?

If the recent New York Times poll is right, women are breaking for Republicans in the midterm election. But the real poll comes on Nov. 2.

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Michelle Obama shows power of women's vote

A recent event with First Lady Michelle Obama was a reminder of how powerful the women's vote is, how hard the fight was to win it and why it's so important to use it.

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Workers in struggle on and off screen

While audiences were treated to one of the most exciting pro-labor films in decades at last month's Toronto Festival, a real-life struggle was going on outside.

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Breaking free from domestic violence

October is domestic violence awareness month. Domestic violence affects two million women in the United States each year.

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90 years of women's suffrage

 Exactly 90 years ago today, women finally won the right to vote.

Cheers and jeers, from pregnancy fraud to Social Security birthday

Cracking down on phony "pregnancy crisis centers," One Nation jobs march, happy birthday Social Security and more.

How capitalist health care lets women die

The United States ranks 41st in maternal mortality. Between 1987 and 2006, the U.S. rate doubled, from 6.6 deaths per 100,000 births to 13.3 deaths.

Tea party’s ugly reality: racism, sexism, homophobia

The struggle for health care reform showed us what we are up against, and what we are fighting for.

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‘Julie and Julia’ — most underrated movie of the year

"Julie and Julia" is the most underrated movie of the year.

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Films provoke disturbing image: ‘world war’ against women

With the spectacular response of the movie "Precious," this might be the moment that some movies are sending urgent messages to us about a "world war" against women.

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