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How Trump Has Inspired More Women To Run For Office

How Trump Has Inspired More Women To Run For Office

Donald Trump’s presidency has not been great for women. There are probably very few people who would dispute this fact. And yet, his election has had one extremely positive outcome for women: more women are running for political office than ever before. EMILY’s list, a PAC with the mission of electing pro-choice Democratic women to American political office, has seen […]

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The DOJ’s Effort To Combat Sexual Harassment In Housing

The DOJ’s Effort To Combat Sexual Harassment In Housing

Recently, the news has been showing us how sexism can embed itself in any area of society. From politics to Hollywood, no one is exempt. And with sexual harassment allegations affecting people like Donald Trump and Harvey Weinstein, it is clear that powerful men are often the culprit. But men don’t have to be rich and famous to be powerful. […]

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A Lesson In Protesting By The #MeToo Trend

A Lesson In Protesting By The #MeToo Trend

With Harvey Weinstein’s list of accusers up to a staggering 43 women, people have taken to Twitter to share their own stories of sexual harassment and assault. Sparked by a tweet from actress Alyssa Milano, Twitter users are using the hashtag #MeToo to show just how prevalent this issue is. On October 15, Milano tweeted the following: If you’ve been […]

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5 Facts About Guns In America

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On Sunday September 30th, a horrific mass shooting took place. The events unfolded at a Las Vegas country concert that resulted in at least 59 deaths and hundreds more injured. The police discovered 23 firearms in his hotel room and an additional 19 in his home, once more raising the nation-wide debate on gun control and gun-related violence in America. […]

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The Online Sex Trafficking Bill Tech Giants Struggle To Support

The Online Sex Trafficking Bill Tech Giants Struggle To Support

Based on the research of Thorn, the non-profit dedicated to fighting child sex trafficking, “63% of child sex trafficking survivors were advertised online at some point during their trafficking situation.” With the growth of technology, online sex trafficking is unfortunately a steady part of our reality. In an effort to combat online sex trafficking, a bipartisan amendment is in the […]

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Exposing The Myths Behind DACA And Immigrants

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Hundreds of thousands of immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals are in danger. There are many misconceptions surrounding DACA and immigrants that are widely perpetuated, even by our political leaders. We break down some of these myths. Immigrants are criminals This myth, famously propagated by President Trump during his 2016 campaign, is a common misconception about undocumented immigrants living […]

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Important Advice About Donating To Victims Of Disasters

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Years ago, ProPublica investigated American Red Cross’s failed support of Haiti after the devastating earthquake in 2010. From their research, they have some crucial advice when it comes to donating to disaster relief, which is still relevant today following the rampage of Harvey and Irma. Two years ago, we published an investigation with NPR into the American Red Cross’ failures in Haiti. […]

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Women In Tech: Know These Organizations

Women In Tech: Know These Organizations

The technology industry has been scrutinized for propagating a toxic culture that is fueled by sexual harassment scandals, gender discrimination, and a lack of diversity. Despite all of the disillusionment, there are several organizations that are working within the technology industry to improve the professional lives of women. These organizations— by empowering and supporting women in STEM fields— are more […]

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Heather Heyer: An American Hero

Heather Heyer: An American Hero

On August 12th, Heather Heyer died while counter-protesting a white nationalist rally gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rally was attended by white supremacists, KKK members, and Neo-Nazis. Heyer was a thirty-two-year-old paralegal living in Charlottesville and wanted to help show that the city did not support the rally’s views. This was Heyer’s first time protesting, but many of her family […]

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Court Rules Public Officials Cannot Block Users On Social Media Platforms

Court Rules Public Officials Cannot Block Users On Social Media Platforms

Donald Trump, be warned: It seems that public officials cannot block constituents on social media platforms. A Virginia district court judge ruled on July 27th in the Davison v. Loudoun County Board of Supervisors case that government officials can’t block social media users because of differing viewpoints. Especially if an officeholder uses specific social media pages to interact with his/her […]

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Silicon Valley Sexism Called Out

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The sexist status quo in the venture capital and startup scene may be shifting. In The New York Times’ article, “Women in Tech Speak Frankly on Culture of Harassment,” more than two dozen women were interviewed about harassment they’ve faced in work-related situations. Multiple women publicly outed prominent male executives in Silicon Valley for improper and sexist behavior, such as […]

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“Preserving Scientific Data in the Age of Trump” With Lindsey Dillon

“Preserving Scientific Data in the Age of Trump” With Lindsey Dillon

Ars Technica is an online publication dedicated to reporting on the technology industry and its advancement. Once a month they host Ars Technica Live, a live event with a keynote speaker, that discusses relevant topics affecting the tech community. This past week at Ars Technica Live, they featured Lindsey Dillon, a professor at UC Santa Cruz involved with the Environmental […]

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Travis Kalanick, Uber CEO, Resigns

Travis Kalanick, Uber CEO, Resigns

UPDATE: It was reported by The New York Times that Travis Kalanick has officially stepped down as CEO of Uber yesterday. Kalanick was facing pressure from five major investors of Uber and he announced his resignation in an email to the company. The Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick, announced last week that he will be taking a leave of absence from the […]

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