Annie Blanks

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'You Can't Handle The Ruth': Ruth Bader Ginsburg given funny T-shirt at Brooklyn court for Eastern District celebration

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hailed with rock star status Monday in Brooklyn Federal Court at a ceremony marking the 150th …

Brazil passes femicide law to tackle rise in gender killings

<b>Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation | Anastasia Moloney Anastasia Moloney</b><p>Brazil, where a woman is killed every two hours, is imposing tougher …

10 Badass Sikh Women in History - Ms. Magazine Blog

Sophia Duleep Kaur Singh, right, seen with her sisters Bamba and Catherine<p>Oftentimes, women’s contributions are overlooked because, for the most …

India

“I wanna get it tattooed on my c**t”: Amy Schumer’s plan to make audiences understand feminism

<b>(AP/Jack Plunkett)</b><p>The comedian told a SXSW crowd that it’s “crazy” not to believe in gender equality<p>Jenny Kutner<p>March 17, 2015 6:40pm (UTC)<p>Amy Schumer's press tour for her upcoming film "Trainwreck" has been anything but shy about feminism. Unlike celebrities who try to distance themselves from the …

GOP Women Declare War on Women Over

It was not a battle of their choosing. They wanted peace, they say. But more than two years after the first shots were fired in the “war on women,” …

Feminism

Passage of the 'Georgia Brunch Bill' Would Let Diners Booze on Sunday Mornings

Because Sunday morning hair of the dog can't arrive soon enough after a late Saturday night, a few state legislators have penned HB 535, also known as the Georgia Brunch Bill. If passed into law, Georgia restaurants would be able to serve alcohol at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings, instead of waiting …

Survey: Young adults do consume news _ in their own way

CHICAGO (AP) — Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found that mobile …

12 Inspiring Life Stories From Women Around the World

International Women's Day (March 8) celebrates women's achievements and brings attention to how the world should be a more equal place for both genders. Facebook hears incredible stories about the connections women make with each other on the social network every day, so in honor of the holiday, it …

HBD, RBG! Celebrate With Justice Ginsburg's Most Notorious Quotes

Supreme Court Justice and all-around badass feminist icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg turns 82 today, and by her own account, she's still going "full steam" …

8 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quotes To Celebrate 82 Notorious Years

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had quite a year. Legal junkies and feminist disciples alike have long admired the Justice's badassery since she took her seat in the court in 1993. But it was her scathing dissent of the Supreme Court's decision to allow private businesses to refuse certain forms of birth …

Reports from the Energy Battlegrounds raised $80K in 30 days: THANK YOU!

When you support a journalism project, your dollars impact people from all walks of life. Your money pays reporters to unearth corruption of our …

How Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama Became Media Control Freaks

Embattled former secretary of state Hillary Clinton can console herself with the knowledge that she’s not alone.<p>The presumptive presidential …

Hillary Clinton

In Mexico, a hard-hitting journalist is getting her wings clipped, again

She is sort of a cross between Christiane Amanpour and a dog with a bone. Carmen Aristegui is possibly Mexico's most famous journalist, very courageous and often annoying. She hosts an enormously popular four-hour daily radio program and has a nightly talk-show gig on the Spanish-language service …

Female journalist receives threats over Thaali-based Tamil talk show

The News Minute | March 15, 2015 | 03.20 pm IST As journalists gathered together on Thursday in Chennai, many voiced their protest against the tiffin …

The 5 Things That Separate True Leaders From Managers

Yes, there is a difference between managing and leading, and understanding it can only serve you, your business, and your employees well.<p>Do you think leadership and management mean the same thing? If you do, keep reading—knowing the difference will make your job more fun, boost your staff’s morale, …

2015 college graduates face best job market in years

March 09, 2015 | 5:00 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2015/03/09/economy/2015-college-graduates-face-best-job-market-years/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Job market quality in decline with lower wages, higher self-employment

The Canadian economy continues to create jobs at a fairly steady pace, but questions are mounting over the quality of those new positions.<p>Several reports have concluded that the country's job market is not as strong as it looks and now a study from Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce paints an even …

How to Build a Meaningful Career

Everyone aspires to have purpose or meaning in their career but how do you actually do that? What practical steps can you take today or this month to make sure you’re not just toiling away at your desk but you’re doing something you genuinely care about?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Unfortunately, most of …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

University of California

To Make Money with Digital, Be an Innovator – Not a Strategist

For many companies considering how digital technologies could or should transform their business models, the questions they face are questions of unprecedented uncertainty, where past experience may be no help.<p>It’s uncomfortable terrain for many strategists. But it’s familiar territory to …

Setting the Record Straight on Negotiating Your Salary

You got the job. Now you’ve just got to settle the details, in particular how much you’ll get paid. If you’re like many people this gives you a pit in your stomach and sends you straight to the Internet (or a friend or a mentor) for advice. Are you supposed to negotiate no matter what they offer? …

15 Outstanding Websites to Learn Languages Online

If you are reading this you are probably already convinced by the benefits of learning a foreign language! But learning a language is a really …

What Your Professional Bio Needs to Get Noticed

A professional bio is something that everyone needs, but not everyone bothers to write one. Or they write one once, and then never update it. Or they wait until a conference organizer asks them to send one in, and just jot down the first few things that occur to them.<p>That’s a pretty big missed …

Ignite Social Media On Snapchat (IgniteSMA)

Snapchat is seemingly everywhere these days, and the growing app is allowing its users to feel like they are everywhere too! What is Snapchat? You …

Social Media

Girl Power: The social media battle of the sexes

As with many official and unofficial holidays, many people assume that International Women’s Day was established by greeting card manufacturers and …

Obsessing over the perfect social media post is ruining your life - Study

Social media likes are ruining your life — and now there’s proof.<p>Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield, co-authors of <i>New York Times</i> bestsellers like</i> …

Saudi Arabian Activist Princess Reema Takes on Breast Cancer Awareness With More Social Media

During a keynote today at South by Southwest, Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud, the Saudi Arabian entrepreneur, activist and CEO of luxury retail …