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Women of America: we're going on strike. Join us so Trump will see our power

The ‘lean-in’ variety of feminism won’t defeat this administration, but a mobilization of the 99% will. On 8 March we will take to the streets<p>The massive women’s marches of 21 January may mark the beginning of a new wave of militant feminist struggle. But what exactly will be its focus? In our …

Feminism

​the womanhood project is the new photography platform urging women of the world to unite

We meet the magic minds behind the exciting new feminist platform.<p>They say the best things come in pairs, which couldn't be truer for creative collaborators Sara Hini and Cassandra Cacheiro. Born in Algeria, but moved to Montreal at a young age, Sara always felt like the odd one out. With her …

Canada: Five dead after gunmen attack Quebec mosque

At Least 500 Women Signed Up to Train for Office After Yesterday’s Marches

America (and the world, really) had a pretty amazing day yesterday when we united as one to make our voices heard re: women’s rights. The Women’s Marches may be over now, but the spirit of that day doesn’t have to be: not by a long shot.<p>President Trump has recognized the rights of the people to …

Read The Women's March On Washington's Beautifully Intersectional Policy Platform

✊✊✊✊<p>The organizers of the Women’s March on Washington just released a four-page document outlining the principles and goals of the protest, and it’s the definition of intersectional feminism.<p>The Women’s March will take place on Saturday, Jan. 21 in DC with sister marches all over the country (and …

'Against our dignity': Mexico vows never to pay for Trump's wall

Enrique Peña Nieto draws battle lines for changed relationship with the US amid fallout from Trump’s tirades<p>Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, has rejected any suggestions of his country paying for a border wall and pledged to sign an updated free-trade agreement with the European Union as he …

What You May Not Understand About Meditation

Meditation has been touted recently as the solution for everything from ADHD to PTSD. It's being introduced in schools, workplaces, and hospitals. A meditation instructor of mine calls this growing popularity "McMindfulness." The research does seem compelling as scientists the world over try to …

Meditation

West Coast states to fight climate change even if Trump does not

CORONADO, Calif. (Reuters) - The governors of the three U.S. West Coast states on Tuesday vowed to step up their efforts to fight climate change in the face of the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, who has dismissed global warming as a hoax.<p>California Governor Jerry Brown …

Preschool math should go beyond numbers

New research finds that children’s math knowledge in preschool is related to their later achievement—and that early curricula could use some …

American criticism of Cuba on human rights is total hypocrisy, given U.S. history of terrorizing the island

<b>(Reuters/Shane T. McCoy)</b><p>The U.S. has tried to crush Cuba in a campaign of terror for over 50 years and tortured detainees at Guantánamo<p>Ben Norton<p>November 30, 2016 12:59pm (UTC)<p>Revolutionary leader Fidel Castro died this week at age 90. The former Cuban president, known to his countrymen as El …

The workplace inequality that has nothing to do with pay

We asked Londoners about the worst feedback they’d received – which prompted the question, do men and women get the same treatment?<p>Criticism is an inevitable part of working life – and most of us have worked under bosses with a knack for doling out harsh feedback, whether it’s fair or not.<p>BBC …

Stanford University

Boys' and girls' brains may show opposite effects after a trauma

Traumatic events may affect the brains of boys and girls differently, a new study finds.<p>Among boys in the study, a brain area called the anterior circular sulcus was larger among those who had symptoms of a trauma, compared with a control group of boys who did not have any trauma symptoms. But …

People Love This Young Protester's Mexico Wall Sign

The photo was taken at an anti-Trump march on Saturday.

Two Yazidi women and former ISIS sex slaves just won the EU human rights prize

Two Yazidi women and former ISIS sex slaves were awarded the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought on Thursday. The …

8 Self-Care Tips for Parents Who Have No Time for Self-Care

Many of the parents in the GoZen! community have children experiencing anxiety, and they feel they don’t have a moment to take care of their own needs. If this is how you feel, try one of these 8 tips to start taking care of yourself again:<p><b>1. Change how you prioritize your list</b><p>There’s a reason why …

I'm Not The Mother I Want To Be, But I Am The One My Children Need

I am not the sort of mother I thought I would be. I can hear the Mexican Wave cry of "Haha! Nobody is!," careering at me in, a tidal mass of "I Told …

20 Things To Say To Your Child Instead Of "Don't Cry"

What if every time your child cries or tantrums, they are actually doing something highly worthwhile? We don't always appreciate it when our children begin to cry, but what they are actually doing is making use of the body's innate recovery system. When we get hurt, physically or emotionally, …

Donald Trump promises to deport 3 million “illegal immigrant criminals.” That’s literally impossible.

To deport as many immigrants as he wants to, he’s going to have to scoop up a lot of people who aren’t criminals at all.<p>If you take President-elect Donald Trump at his word, according to what he told <i>60 Minutes</i>’ Lesley Stahl in his first interview since the election, the overwhelming majority of …

How Trump can fix the economy, and why he probably won’t

<i>Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel laureate in economics, a professor at Columbia University and chief economist at the Roosevelt Institute.</i><p>Donald Trump's astonishing victory in the U.S. presidential election has made one thing abundantly clear: Too many Americans feel left behind. It is not just a …