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Winter/Spring 2014

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Letters
Keeping Score

 
National
Global

Maximum the Minimum
Rearming Domestic Abusers
Zone Defense
The Cherokee Word for Water
Short Takes
Calendar

The Planet Savers
Sofia vs. Goliath
Punishing the Victim
Undercover with China's "Factory Girls"
Short Takes

FEATURES

Our Revolution Has Just Begun | By GLORIA STEINEM
The esteemed writer, strategist and cofounder of Ms. looks ahead at some of the critical unfinished goals of the feminist movement.

Blowing the Whistle on Campus Rape | BY CAROLINE HELDMAN & DANIELLE DIRKS
Student activists, alumni and supportive faculty have taken on the epidemic of sexual assault with renewed vigor and added legal tools.

Calling Out the Vatican | By MICHAE L D’ANTONIO
The world confronts the Catholic Church hierarchy on sexual abuse.

Playing Games With Hunger | By MONICA POT T S
Congress holds food stamps hostage while the working poor suffer..

 
DEPARTMENTS

Money
States of Relief | BY MARTHA BURK
Congress may not support paid family medical leave, but California and others do.

Health
RX for the XX | By MARY JANE HORTON
Despite progress, there needs to be more health research on women.

Rememberance
Dr. Kenneth Edelin | By MICHELE KORT
Pioneering physician successfully fought to overturn manslaughter
conviction for performing a legal abortion.

Excerpt
The Birth of Pussy Riot | By MASHA GESSEN
The Russian feminist punk band arose in a country where feminism has been stifled.

Book Reviews
Roxana Bacon on Aviva Chomsky’s Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal

Aryn Kyle on Alice Hoffman’s The Museum of Extraordinary Things

Julie Phillips on Chang-Rae Lee’s On Such a Full Sea

Erin Aubry Kaplan on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s 491 Days

Molly M. Ginty on Patricia Miller’s Good Catholics: The Battle Over Abortion in the Catholic Church

Bookmarks
Great reads for winter/spring 2014

DVD Watch
Feminist films available for home viewing.

Backtalk
A Place at the Table | BY DONNA BRAZILE
Women can make a big difference in the halls of power.

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