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  • Aurand to be senator for all people

    Aurand to be senator for all people
    There has been some recent controversy surrounding state Rep. Mario Scavello's support for women's rights. In a debate in Forks Township on Oct. 1, Scavello answered two other questions concerning civil rights but was reluctant to respond to a question...
  • Review: 'Pro' by Katha Pollitt

    Review: 'Pro' by Katha Pollitt
    I had an abortion. It was my second year of college, 1988. I was not raped, nor was I a reckless slut; I just got pregnant, as young women in the world do, and my boyfriend and I were young and in no position to be parents. Luckily, I had a friend who...
  • What does fracking have to do with breast cancer awareness?

    What does fracking have to do with breast cancer awareness?
    It’s October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. That means it’s the Month of the Pink Products. The idea is that if you buy one of those rose-colored items, ranging from pink smartphone cases to pink Cuisinarts to pink-labeled jars...
  • Paper erred in backing Wasserman Schultz

    Paper erred in backing Wasserman Schultz
    The Sun Sentinel's endorsement of Rep. Wasserman Schultz is, in my opinion, wrong. As an overly aggressive and career politician, she is part of our problem in the federal government today. Not someone our Founding Fathers would appreciate. You state...
  • Anita Sarkeesian cancels Utah State speech after mass-shooting threat

    Anita Sarkeesian cancels Utah State speech after mass-shooting threat
    Video game critic, feminist and blogger Anita Sarkeesian canceled a Wednesday speech at Utah State University after the college received an email threatening violence if she lectured, school officials said. Sarkeesian is a pop culture critic whose...
  • David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State

    David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State
    The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
  • Women fall back in tech industry, and the reasons aren't entirely clear

    SEATTLE When Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said last week that women needn't ask for raises but should trust in the system to get the pay they deserved, a firestorm of reaction ignited around the issues of unequal pay for men and women and the...
  • Downey Unified School District settles transgender discrimination claim

    A California school district settled a claim Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights that alleged officials discriminated against a transgender elementary school student. The Downey Unified School District agreed, among...
  • Let women, not anti-choice zealots, make their own health decisions

    To the editor: The article clearly lays out the tactics that anti-choice organizations use in their attempts to make it nearly impossible for women to obtain an abortion. ("For abortion foes, a national strategy built at the state level," Oct. 11)...
  • Forget coalitions, focus on U.S. interests [Commentary]

    Forget coalitions, focus on U.S. interests [Commentary]
    As the Obama administration tries to recover from three years of naive ideological spin that Islamic radicals had been crushed, it is time to reassess what our world view should be. After 1492, Europeans rushed to conquer the under developed world,...
  • Doctor goes to great lengths to keep abortion accessible

    Doctor goes to great lengths to keep abortion accessible
    Dr. Carol Ball was two-thirds of the way through her morning commute when she heard the news. The first leg of her journey, a scooter ride to the Twin Cities airport, had been uneventful. Not so for the second leg — a 200-mile flight to Sioux...