By Lizzy Heurich Another day in the United States, another mass shooting. We know how the news coverage unfolds in a situation like this: if the shooter is white, it’s not terrorism; if the shooter is a person of color, it’s terrorism; thoughts and prayers; “how could this happen here?”; and “let’s not bring politics… Continue reading Mass Shootings by the Numbers
By Sara Murphy Before we begin: This article is the first in our new series called "Eyes on 2018," where we'll focus on various federal, state, and local races. We know it seems like it might be a littttle early to start thinking about 2018, but candidates are declaring and money is flowing, and we… Continue reading Eyes on 2018: The Stacey Showdown (D-GA)
Once upon a time, Persister Lizzy texted our group thread saying, “OMG, I just remembered my dream. I am fairly positive it involved outlining all the things women want/problems we deal with to someone (maybe the Crooked Media bros) I went ham though.” Perhaps the recent six-month anniversary of the Women’s March was on her… Continue reading A Millennial Feminist Wish List
By Lizzy Heurich and the Persisterhood Staff TP presents a new series: Woman of the Week (WOW). WOW will honor a kick-ass woman who is excelling in her line of work, in her personal life, or elsewhere. A WOW can also just be a lady who is keeping it real. Although WOW should be every… Continue reading WOW: Senator Kamala Harris
If you read our blog, you probably consider yourself to be part of the resistance. Some of you may have been fighting for justice for years, others may have joined the cause in response to the election of our current President. Perhaps you went to the Women’s March and/or one of the many marches that… Continue reading I called my Senators. Here’s what happened.