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Emmy Noether and the Myth of Genius

Thomas Lewton Lady Science
Ideas about what genius is have changed through history and can change again—but can they ever become ungendered?

Friday Nite Videos | March 6, 2020

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Surge | Movie

 A record number of first-time female candidates ran, won and upended politics in the historic 2018 midterm elections. This film asks the question: is this a moment or a movement?

The Elizabeth Warren Example

Jamil Smith Rolling Stone
Rather than obsess over who Warren will endorse, let’s see Biden and Sanders lift up her ideas and principles

What Do Swing Women Voters Want?

Karen Nussbaum The American Prospect
There’s an appetite for progressive policies — but it’s complicated out there, and we need to engage voters one-on-one. There is a narrow path to beating Trump in 2020, and it goes in part through these swing women voters.

Celia Sánchez Manduley: The Most Famous Woman You Have Never Heard Of

Tiffany A. Sippial History News Network
Sánchez was the highest ranking, most revered woman within the Cuban revolutionary government. She earned the status of “first guerrilla of the Sierra Maestra,” as Fidel Castro’s primary confidant, and as the Cuban Revolution’s staunchest loyalist.

The Secret to Saving the Lives of Black Mothers and Babies

Lisa Rab Politico
Studies show that doulas help reduce the rate of caesarean surgeries, which is higher among black women, and other costly interventions. They can even alleviate some socioeconomic factors that contribute to poor maternal health.

Global Left Midweek - January 8, 2020

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Largest General Strike Ever! Worldwide Responses to Trump’s Murderous Air Strikes, Fascist Violence on Campus in India, France's Long Strike, and More
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