The Prolific Illustrator Behind Kewpies Used Her Cartoons for Women’s Rights

The Prolific Illustrator Behind Kewpies Used Her Cartoons for Women’s Rights

In 1914, a crowd gathered at the fairgrounds in Nashville, Tennessee. After enduring a wait in the November chill, people looked to the sky as a plane piloted by famed aviator Katherine Stinson buzzed overhead until finally, it dropped its cargo: parachuting cupid-like dolls gently floating toward the ground, wearing sashes advocating for women’s right […]

Times past of Women’s Determine Skating

Times past of Women’s Determine Skating

Women’s figure skating is one of the most eagerly watched events of any Winter Olympics, with reliably high American viewership numbers at the events of the past 30 years. Just like famous skaters such as Michelle Kwan, Dorothy Hamill and Peggy Fleming before them, this year’s female soloists hitting the ice in PyeongChang will be […]

In Defense of the Women’s Marches

In Defense of the Women’s Marches

How we assess the Women’s Marches speaks to who the left sees as its audience and how it engages them to advance the struggle.  Help preserve a news source with integrity at its core: Donate to the independent media at Truthout. The massive outpouring of opposition to Donald Trump at this month’s Women’s Marches was […]