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The (News) Edit

The headlines of the week that made us pause, think and, most importantly, consider what is happening in the world.
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There is a kind of feminist revolution happening right now in Appalachia: “If those who opposed abortion could stand outside clinics carrying signs to attempt to disrupt the procedure, then why couldn’t pro-choice advocates adopt similar tactics?” (The Cut)

Electing more women could change Congress (but not make it more bipartisan): “The idea that women are naturally suited to cleaning up the messy business of politics is an old one, according to former Democratic congresswoman Pat Schroeder.” (NPR)

How the suffrage movement betrayed Black women: “Its worst offenses may be that it rendered nearly invisible the black women who labored in the suffragist vineyard and that it looked away from the racism that tightened its grip on the fight for the women’s vote in the years after the Civil War.” (The New York Times)

The doctor doesn’t listen to her. But the media is starting to: “But in 2018, these stories of neglect and unhelpfulness within women’s health care, especially women’s sexual and reproductive health care, are bubbling up to the surface—being documented, circulated, and acknowledged by public discourse—in curious abundance.” (The Atlantic)

What is 'chain migration?': "The term itself has become a point of contention. Democrats and immigration advocates claim it is a pejorative phrase that demeans recent arrivals. Republicans argue it’s a useful shorthand for family sponsorship." (The New York Times)

The stars of September: “Who makes the cut for the most important month in women’s fashion magazines? Historically, white women. But things are changing.” (The New York Times

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