Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence

By Deborah O’Rell You may have noticed the Empire State Building is purple these days. This is because October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. NYC Office to Combat Domestic Violence held its first ever conference to discuss Domestic Violence and the...

The Girls Obama Forgot

Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw makes a scathing case against the way White House promotes deliberate silence around the sufferings of young black women. “Gender exclusivity isn’t new, but it hasn’t been so starkly articulated as public policy in generations. It...

Women’s employment worse than four years ago

Jonathan Weisman of New York Times analyzes how economic recovery yields few benefits for the voters Democrats rely on. Moreover how there is little difference between the perception of Democrats and Republicans when it comes to class issues in the United States...

Glass Ceilings in the Progressive Northeast

Jonathan Martin (New York Times) highlights the issue of glass ceilings in the Northeast. “The Democratic Party has yet to elect a female governor in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Massachusetts. Even this year, with women running for...

The Women of New York’s City Hall

Nikita Stewart of the New York Times writes on the new Women of New York’s City Hall. “The longtime fraternity of government power — a boys’ club that women have been admitted to for years but without ever becoming a dominant force — now resembles a...