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We Are the Dream They Dreamed

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.07.2015 | Women
Maria Rodale

It's really not about "equality"; it's about freedom. Freedom. FREEDOM. The freedom to live a life fully and without fear, no matter your gender. Women today, especially in America, are living a dream that our foremothers dreamed for us. And they have passed the torch to us.

Madam President

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Although many countries around the world have had a woman as the leader of their government, the U.S. has never had a woman president. Women were running for president, though, even before women had the right to vote.

Presidents Day: Time for a Female in the White House?

Martha Burk | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

This year on President's Day I want to honor our female presidents. Oh, I forgot. There aren't any. You'd think it was against the law or something. It probably would have been if the founding fathers had thought of it.

Ohio's First Lady

Jennifer Wheeler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jennifer Wheeler

When Victoria Woodhull was nominated for President of the United States by the Equal Rights Party in 1872, she did not expect to win. Indeed, she did not receive any electoral votes. What this imperfect and brave woman from Ohio did do, however, is refuse to consent.

The First Woman to Run for President

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.26.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels With the election looming and "the women's vote" more courted then ever, t...

What Indy Media Trailblazers Can Teach Us

Jeff Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Cohen

Will independent media outlets that contributed so mightily to the stunning election result speak truth to power and expose corruption and injustice over the long haul -- no matter who's in charge?

Hillary and Jackie

Paul Begala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Begala

Her figure, her clothes, her hair, her voice - all of it mocked and savaged in a way unimaginable if she were a man. She never answered their hate with rage. She just went on winning.