Natalie Marr

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Driverless Cars Made Me Nervous. Then I Tried One.

On my fourth day in a semi-driverless car, I finally felt comfortable enough to let it stop itself. Before then, I’d allowed the car — a Volvo S90 sedan — to steer around gentle turns, with my hands still on the wheel, and to adjust speed in traffic. By Day 4, I was ready to make a leap into the …

Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump

MIAMI (AP) — The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump's account of his phone call about her husband's death and said what he told her "made me cry even worse."<p>Myeshia Johnson told ABC's "Good Morning America" in an interview that Democratic Rep. …

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Why the Death Penalty Needs to Die

Another week, another botched killing under the legal euphemism of <i>capital punishment</i>. After macabre screw-ups in Oklahoma and Ohio, it was Arizona's …

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Ending DACA was an act of pure cruelty by Trump

On the campaign trail, as part of his cynical campaign to exploit fear of immigrants, Donald Trump repeatedly attacked an Obama administration policy that offered protection to people who had been living illegally in the United States since they were children. "A horrible order," he called it, …

Where is Ivanka Trump's 'concern for women's rights' when you need it? | Jessica Valenti

This week the Trump administration scrapped a policy that was designed to tackle the wage gap. Ivanka was a willing sidekick in the endeavor<p>So much for Ivanka Trump as America’s moderate savior. The favored first daughter – who wants her name to be synonymous with women’s equality at work – has …

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No statues of women in Lexington? Here are eight who deserve the honor.

Lexington has many statues of men and horses — and even a bronze sidewalk plaque memorializing a dog. But, as reporter Beth Musgrave wrote recently, …

New York Today: DACA and New Yorkers

<i>Good morning on this wet Wednesday.</i><p>The Trump administration announced yesterday it was ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program ordered by the Obama administration in 2012.<p>In response, protesters around the city unleashed their tears, fears and chants at demonstrations from Trump …

A Left Strategy for Breaking the Power of Trump and His White-Supremacist Base

The consolidation of a grassroots-based, independent political formation that can fight both inside and outside of the electoral arena and the …

How Donald Trump lied to conceal his Moscow business partner

Carolyn Kaster/AP<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Donald Trump has told many lies and falsehoods. He’s lied about the …

Harvard psychiatrist Lance Dodes: Donald Trump is a “sociopath” and “a very sick individual”

<b>(Getty/Alex Wong)</b><p>Harvard professor and psychoanalyst on the “antiquated” Goldwater rule and our president’s “serious mental illness”<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>September 12, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>The president of the United States is a global celebrity whose every action is endlessly commented upon and dissected for …

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This Badass Sixth Grader Challenged Her School's Dress Code In The Best Way

Sixth grader Molly Neuner has a bone to pick with King Middle School in Portland, ME.<p>During a community meeting held at the school, the preteen, …

School dress codes reinforce the message that women’s bodies are dangerous

As pupils go back to school this month, one institution has hit the headlines for sending up to 150 girls home for wearing skirts that were deemed “too short”. Pupils at Tring School in Hertfordshire were either placed in seclusion or had to be picked up by their parents, reported ITV news.<p>A …

Chris Gayle cricket sexism row: reporter says 'we want equality'

Cricketer sparks national debate in Australia after ignoring Mel McLaughlin’s post-match questions, instead asking her out and saying: ‘Don’t blush, baby’<p>It was, Chris Gayle said, “just a joke” that had been blown out of proportion. When the West Indian cricketer, currently playing for the …

Silicon Valley's gender problem extends beyond pay gap

Companies like Arjuna are beginning to take action to address pay inequality, but demographic data doesn’t tell the full story of women’s experience<p>Microsoft’s chief executive, Satya Nadella, earned infamy for his declaration that women should not bother to ask for raises. Instead, he suggested in …

Sara Pascoe: ‘Boob jobs are viewed as a decorative tweak, but these women are self-harming’

In Essex, where I’m from, breast enlargement is relatively common. I reckon one in five women I know have had a boob job. And people are super-relaxed about it. Like repainting a house or something, these operations are viewed as a decorative tweak. When a young lady from Basildon or Romford …

Jaden Smith laughs in the face of gender stereotypes in Louis Vuitton ad

When the actor poses in a skirt, he shows that he doesn’t need his self-expression to be dictated by his maleness<p>Jaden Smith’s gender expression brings me joy. It’s not an outfit or a recurring trend; it’s the fact the actor, rapper and son of Will demonstrably does not care what anyone thinks …

Single-sex education: row erupts after head criticises girls' schools

Richard Cairns sparks anger by suggesting pupils are at ‘huge disadvantage’ as they risk growing up unable to talk to boys<p>A row over single-sex education has erupted after the headteacher of a leading independent school suggested pupils at girls-only institutes were at “a huge disadvantage” as they …

Iranian Women Still Denied Fundamental Rights

There is a large disparity when comparing women's rights in Iran and in the West: Iranian women are still denied their basic fundamental rights. Iranian women are treated as second-class citizens, but authorities choose to ignore that women cannot enter stadiums and that there are gender barriers …

The feminist cupcake sale that led to death and rape threats | Madeline Price

It started with male students upset they’d have to pay the full $1 for a cake … and ended with the realisation we still desperately need feminism in the 21st century<p>• Bake sale to highlight gender pay gap sparks threats of rape and violence<p>If someone had told me, one week ago today, that a simple …

Homophobia in sport to be studied by Commons committee inquiry

Culture, media and sport committee chair says the issue remains a serious one across a wide range of British sports<p>A Commons culture, media and sport committee inquiry is to explore homophobia in sport.<p>Four years ago the committee’s inquiry into racism in football found that homophobia was emerging …

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They were due to get married on April 18, but he delayed the wedding and bought a house instead.<p>11:19 p.m. July 21, 2018<p>This man wants to know how …