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Donald Trump and Narcissism: A Closer Look

04/10/2017
Donald Trump and Narcissism: A Closer Look

If Donald Trump does suffer from Narcissistic Personality Disorder, then here are certain behaviors we should expect from him.

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Goodbye to Princess Leia and Her Mom

12/30/2016
Goodbye to Princess Leia and Her Mom

In a heartbreaking coda to a turbulent 2016, we lost both Princess Leia and her mother. While many will remember them for the memorable movie roles they played, I’ll always think of what wonderful women they were and the unsinkable bond that they shared.

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Election Day: Grief, Anger and Voting Irregularities

11/20/2016
Election Day: Grief, Anger and Voting Irregularities

Election Day was supposed to be a celebration. Instead, it’s been about grief, anger and the specter of a stolen election.

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I’m Ready for a Revolution Too

10/16/2016
I’m Ready for a Revolution Too

In sharing their stories of sexual assault, women have started changing the social order in which men can behave badly without consequence. Instead of armed revolt, I’m ready for a revolution in which women’s voices matter.

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Phyllis Schlafly: A Case Study in Oppression

09/12/2016
Phyllis Schlafly: A Case Study in Oppression

Many are saying the legacy of Phyllis Schlafly is one of leadership and determination but her true relevance is in how she dealt with being oppressed.

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Gender Politics

04/06/2016
Gender Politics

Hillary Clinton gets a lot of hate but that may be more because of her gender rather than her policy proposals. This could prevent other women from becoming politicians.

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What is Justice For Ethan Couch?

03/03/2016
What is Justice For Ethan Couch?

In revisiting Ethan Couch’s affluenza case, justice feels unsatisfying. If we are to help each other move forward, perhaps we should focus more on healing versus punishment. Restorative justice may be the answer.

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Why Work-Family Balance is for Everyone

01/28/2016
Why Work-Family Balance is for Everyone

Work-family balance is a hot topic but part of the problem is how we frame it as an individual problem. If we focus on “having it all” as something that affects families and not just women, we have a better chance of effecting meaningful change

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Becoming a Splendid Auditorium: How Listening Brings Us Together

12/23/2015
Becoming a Splendid Auditorium: How Listening Brings Us Together

In the US, civil discourse has taken a backseat to arguing and hostility. What we need instead is a way of really listening to one another and standing together. The example of the Balkan people can help.

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Standing Up for Others: The Impact of Women in the Military

11/11/2015
Standing Up for Others: The Impact of Women in the Military

The military is a microcosm of American society, so their treatment of women in the military is important. The lifting of the ban on women serving in combat highlights how smoothly things change but also how far we have to go.

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