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Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon. She's on Twitter @AmandaMarcotte.
Hillary Clinton Is an Actual Feminist: She Met Trump's Misogyny Head on, Without Apology
Posted on: Oct 20, 2016, Source: Salon
Instead of going cautious and playing it safe, Clinton leaned hard toward feminism in the final debate with Trump.
Why Trump's Hateful Orange Mug Is Wrecking Our National Libido
Posted on: Oct 19, 2016, Source: Salon
It's tough to get in the mood for love when the election talk is all about sexual violence, fear and hatred.
Are Women People?
Posted on: Oct 14, 2016, Source: Salon
This election has given misogynists the gall to consider repealing the 19th amendment.
Why Hillary's Ground Game to Deliver Votes Could Be Decisive
Posted on: Oct 5, 2016, Source: Salon
Activist groups target women and Latinos with a get-out-the-vote campaign modeled on Obama's 2008 and 2012 wins.
It’s Science, Stupid: Why Do Trump Supporters Believe so Many Things That Are Crazy and Wrong?
Posted on: Sep 30, 2016, Source: Salon
Science can explain why Trump supporters believe so many things that are demonstrably false.
Donald Trump Is Every Woman's Workplace Nightmare: Debate With Hillary Clinton Was a Crash Course in Everyday Sexism
Posted on: Sep 27, 2016, Source: Salon
Donald Trump, conservative pundits and even Chuck Todd exposed some ugly male insecurities Monday night.
Trump's Racist Ruse: His Farcical Outreach to Black Voters Is Just White Supremacy in Disguise
Posted on: Sep 25, 2016, Source: Salon
Trump's speeches this week had a common theme: African Americans don't deserve the same rights as whites.
Yeah, There’s a Difference: Wells Fargo Scandal Is Another Reminder That We Can’t Afford Trump and the GOP
Posted on: Sep 23, 2016, Source: Salon
Trump has promised to destroy the agency that uncovered Wells Fargo's abuses; Clinton has vowed to bolster it
Clinton's Health Is a Barely Disguised Way for Conservatives to Wallow in Bigotry
Posted on: Sep 13, 2016, Source: Salon
The Clinton health hysteria is about painting women as too fragile to hold office.
A Modest Proposal: Trump Has It All Wrong, to Prevent Crime, We Need to Do Some 'Extreme Vetting' of Men
Posted on: Sep 3, 2016, Source: Salon
If we need a police state to stop crime, the target shouldn't be immigrants but those committing the most crimes: men.
Porn Addiction: The Christian Right's Latest Quack Crusade Is No Excuse for Trading in Child Pornography
Posted on: Aug 30, 2016, Source: Salon
There's no evidence that millions of men are addicted to porn, whatever the desperate Christian right claims.
They Want to Destroy Leslie Jones: Harassment Targeting 'Ghostbusters' Star Exposes the Ugliness Driving the New Right
Posted on: Aug 24, 2016, Source: Salon
The attacks against Jones lay bare the resentments fueling what is euphemistically known as the "alt-right."
Trump's Favorite Combo of Sexism and Racism is on Display with Comments on Merkel... and Hillary
Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: Salon
Trump can't stop himself from constant knee jerk blather about women leaders and immigration.
An Abuser’s Best Weapon: The Murder That Wiped out a Pa. Family Is a Reminder That Guns Are Too Easy to Get
Posted on: Aug 12, 2016, Source: Salon
The NRA wants you to believe guns prevent domestic violence — the grim reality is that they make it deadlier.
Trying to Make America Male Again: Women Control the Ballot Box—and Angry, Sexist Trump Voters Can't Deal
Posted on: Aug 11, 2016, Source: Salon
Gender war: Trump's rise is the direct reaction to the growing influence of women in politics.
Kudos to Hillary for Playing the Woman Card
Posted on: Jul 29, 2016, Source: Salon
Clinton has turned gender into an asset.
Convention Nightmare: Voters Needed More Time to Absorb RNC Horror Show before the Dems Took Stage
Posted on: Jul 25, 2016, Source: Salon
The RNC was an authoritarian disaster, but the press has already moved on to the Democrats.
Grifting USA: Snake Oil Salespeople Rule the Stage at the RNC
Posted on: Jul 21, 2016, Source: Salon
Trump is a con man, so it's no surprise that his campaign studded the speaker's list with disreputable people.
Don’t Fear the Poképocalypse: Pokémon Go Is a Fun Phone Game, Not the End of Life as We Know It
Posted on: Jul 15, 2016, Source: Salon
Hands are wringing over the supposed dangers of Pokémon Go, but history suggests it's an overblown tech panic.
NRA’s Offensive Hypocrisy: When Will the Organization Demand Justice for Black Gun Owners Shot by Police?
Posted on: Jul 8, 2016, Source: Salon
Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were shot while carrying guns, but the NRA isn't stepping up to defend them.
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