Political advocacy is crucial right now, and even if you have never participated before, there is a way to protect our democracy. Like Michelle Obama said, "When we all vote, we take our power back."
"It is clear the fight to preserve protections for pre-existing conditions is on the ballot. The next Justice that goes on the Court will decide whether or not 135 million Americans—including my daughter—will still have protections despite pre-existing conditions."
"But, for better or worse, numbers can help us to better understand how we got here. They can also help us to better understand how we’ll cope once the crisis has passed." Policy-driven editor, publisher and producer Laicie Heeley is sharing her expertise on our economy in light of the global pandemic.
Jessica Yellin has created a unique space in the media landscape, presenting a concise, calm and noiseless version of the news via her Instagram platform. We spoke with Jessica about her debut fiction novel, Savage News, making mid-life career pivots, and how we can all distill our news consumption to get the facts that matter.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court struggled to decide whether a landmark 1964 civil rights law bars employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and transgender status.
We're deciphering the current political landscape on women's rights, equal pay, migrant detention, and climate change—and offering ways to help.
It is no secret that women have been seriously underrepresented in the history books. Photojournalist Elizabeth Herman, however, is out to change this by documenting each woman currently serving in the United States Congress. Herman discusses her experience capturing the electrifying energy of the women of the 116th Congress and the type of empowerment young women deserve to see in their lives, every day.
A few days after the election, Michelle created @agirlhasnopresident, a politically savvy, sharp-witted Instagram account intent on keeping followers informed and activists impassioned.
"I think there are so many people like me that just woke up and said if not my problem, who’s is it? And I’m not pretending to be solving anything with these postcards but it keeps me accountable." Elisabeth Egan is the writer behind the Instagram @100postcards and is using her platform to "Change the world one postcard at a time."
Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Washington State - we're counting on you to vote today. Not sure what's on the ballot or when your local primary takes place? Check out our calendar of events, issues and sign up for reminders so you don't miss the opportunity to make your voice heard.
There's so much noise in the news these days, it can be hard to figure out where to even begin contributing to crucial political causes. Here are some ground rules to offer some guidance (and a push to get involved in whatever ways you can).