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How Silicon Valley is overhauling the Democratic Party (in 9 charts)

<i>*This post is part of a series on Silicon Valley's political endgame from the Ferenstein Wire. See all available chapters here.</i><p>The Republican party is not the only party experiencing a grassroots political coup. A new breed of capitalism-loving and urbanized liberals is demanding an entirely new …

Silicon Valley

Rising Islamophobia In Britain 'Is Creating An Environment Of Hate' - Islamic Human Rights Commission Report

Discrimination against Muslims in Britain has become so bad it is creating an "environment of hate," a new report has claimed<p>The report, produced by …

Human Rights

It's not just Texas: abortion clinics are rapidly closing in liberal states, too

As high-profile battles rage in conservative states, clinics are closing just as fast in traditionally abortion-friendly states – without many people noticing<p>The only women who have abortions at the Philadelphia Women’s Center are those with the stamina for an obstacle course.<p>The state bans …

Health Care

Why Are Women Still Ashamed of Watching Porn?

Ladies, it’s OK to watch (and be turned on by) pornography. Time to stop feeling guilty.<p>Dr. Katherine Goldey and Dr. Sari van Anders of the …

I Hope I Never Get Over My Impostor Syndrome

Impostor syndrome, by popular consensus, is a problem. In the annals of women’s media and business self-help — both strongholds of pop-psychology …

BBC correspondents make US 2016 election predictions

<b>It's a year out from the US presidential election. What do BBC reporters think will happen?</b><p>This time next year, barring a repeat of the cliffhanger election of 2000, we will know who the next president of the United States will be.<p>Before the votes are cast and counted, however, the candidates must …

Filmmaker accuses Spike Lee of violating copyright with 'Chi-Raq'

Spike Lee, whose movie "Chi-Raq" was filmed in Chicago over the summer, is being accused of copyright infringement by Roderick Powell, producer of 2003's "A Miami Tail."<p>Both are modern-day adaptations of the ancient Greek play "Lysistrata," the Aristophanes comedy from 411 B.C. that hinges on a sex …

For Afghan women, driving a car brings both fear and freedom

The 23-year-old journalist learned to drive to avoid aggravation from men in the street as she waited each morning for a taxi with a driver who would not hassle her on the way to work.<p>But even the purchase of her own car has not shielded her from condemnation in the male-dominated, …

Autonomous Cars

'Women are just better at this stuff': is emotional labor feminism's next frontier?

From remembering birthdays to offering service with a smile, life has a layer of daily responsibility that is hardly discussed – one which falls disproportionately on women. Finally confronting it could be a revolutionary step<p>We remember children’s allergies, we design the shopping list, we know …

Feminism