Election 2016

Donald Trump Supporters Are Nostalgic for a "Simpler Time"—That Never Existed

Trump is good at marketing sexism, racism, and homophobia as “nostalgia.” Read more »

It's Not Okay for the Green Party to Call Hillary a Bad Mom

A snarky tweet from presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein said Clinton doesn't “reflect the values of being a mother.” Read more »

Who Are the Women Voting for Trump?

What’s up with the 23% of American women who actually like Trump? Read more »

Wendy Davis Launches a New Political Group for Young Activists: "Deeds, Not Words"

The former Texas senator talks with us about celebrating the political power of young women. Read more »

Trump’s Racism Could Backfire As He Inspires Latinas to Go Vote Against Him

Can we dub this the “Taco Bowl” backlash? Read more »

Proactive Ways to Cope With Donald Trump Running for President

A quick guide for those of us anxious to do something productive in the face of Trump's toxic campaign Read more »

Meet Six Women Running in Important Downticket Races

These candidates' important races are often overlooked with all the focus on the presidential nomination. Read more »

My Experience Caucusing for Clinton in Rural Washington

Debating politics face-to-face with neighbors is a weird—but exhilarating—part of our democracy. Read more »

Amid All the Hubbub Over the Presidential Race, Abortion Restrictions Slip Into State Legislatures

A new law in Indiana requires abortion providers to pay for the cremation or burial of all fetal materials. What?!  Read more »

Backtalk: Donald Trump & Feminism in the Food Industry

This week, the big news is that Republicans are turning on Donald Trump, putting together a viral ad about some of the most sexist things he’s said. We also discuss race and gender at the James Beard Awards and how the restaurant industry is a hotbed of sexual harassment.   Read more »

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