Alex Barber

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Why is 'having it all' just a women's issue?

The July/August cover story of the Atlantic, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" by Anne-Marie Slaughter, has ignited a firestorm.<p>One side accepts the author's argument: that feminism has set women up to fail by pretending they can have a high-powered career and still be an involved mother. The …

Media and Politicians Reject "Women's Issues," but Voters Don't

A funny thing has already happened in the 2012 election — women’s needs are being written off as unimportant in both the media and in campaigns. …

7 ridiculous restrictions on women’s rights around the world

With Saudi Arabian women behind the wheel since Saturday to protest their country's refusal to grant driver's licenses to women, they’re challenging not only long-standing restriction, but also a the larger system of Saudi Arabian gender-based laws, some of the harshest in the world.<p>According to …

4 Women's Issues That Haven't Changed Since 1911

Over 100 years ago, radical writer and activist Emma Goldman penned the essay "The Tragedy of Woman's Emancipation." In the piece, which the Atlantic unearthed on July 12th, Goldman explores issues of equal pay, the tension between family life and home life, and the roadblocks that prevent true …

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