Smarter Than Hell

Smarter Than Hell
The other night, while stumping for Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made an unfortunate comment when she paraphrased Dante: “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other.” I felt myself recoil when she said it because it’s the type of rhetoric that pushes women away. It sounds like she is requesting “blind faith,” or that she believes a women should win on the basis of her gender. If that were the ... Read more
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Who is Susan B. Anthony and Why Should Young Women Care?

Who is Susan B. Anthony and Why Should Young Women Care?
February 15 is Susan B. Anthony’s birthday. You won’t find her name on your calendar because calendars only note great men. There’s Columbus, Lincoln, Washington, and King. No one would argue that they all deserve continuing recognition. But when it comes to women, we have only Mother’s Day and Administrative Professionals Day, which was formerly Secretary’s Day, on the calendar. This is a bit like history textbooks where women’s history is diminished or ... Read more
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