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8 Issues To Support If You Call Yourself A Feminist

To many outside of feminist thought and activism, the term "feminism" denotes various things — the bra-burning Women's Lib movement on the '60s and '70s, the Lena Dunham and Hillary Clinton-style femi...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Jordan Edwards Is Proof There's Still Not Progress

On May 2, there appeared to be a first in the seeming epidemic of (mostly white, mostly male) police officers killing Black people. The officer who shot Walter Scott, an unarmed Black man whose death ...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Trump Won't "Stand By" His Own Wiretapping Claims

It should come as little surprise to anyone following Donald Trump's presidential career to learn that he ended an interview on Monday after being asked a question he doesn't like. But what is somewha...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Trump Is Ending Michelle Obama's "Let Girls Learn" Initiative

President Donald Trump's administration has cancelled Michelle Obama's "Let Girls Learn" initiative, which advocated for girls' education around the world through the Peace Corps. The flagship initiat...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Trump Thinks The Checks And Balances System Is "Archaic"

The revelations from Donald Trump's "First 100 Days" interview with Fox News just keep on coming. One of the more recent headlines regarding the interview centers on President Trump lamenting that che...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Ivanka Trump Is Too Loyal To Attend The WHCD

The White House Correspondents' Association Dinner is upon us, and with a new president in the White House, things are certain to be different this year. Donald Trump has already famously declined to ...
By Noor Al-Sibai

We Can't Give Up The Resistance

President Donald Trump's first 100 days ended not with a bang, but with a whimper. The normalization we all feared appears to be upon us, and though Trump's been president for 100 days, we must keep r...
By Noor Al-Sibai

8 Coretta Scott King Quotes To Inspire The Resistance

Coretta Scott King was, in so many ways, one of the mothers of the civil rights movement. As an author and activist, she worked tirelessly not only to continue the legacy of her late husband, Dr. Mart...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Donald Trump's North Korea Strategy Is Getting Clearer

April 26 was an unusual day for the Senate — it was the first time the senators loaded up into buses en masse for the White House, to be briefed in an unconventional "all-hands" meeting on escalating ...
By Noor Al-Sibai

White House Staffers Allegedly Competed To Get Lies Printed

At this point, it's a well-known fact that Donald Trump's White House has a "leak" problem. But a recent Politico feature on the strange and often misconstrued relationship this administration has wit...
By Noor Al-Sibai

These Racist Monuments Are Still Standing In America

On April 24, the nation's attention turned to New Orleans, Louisiana, when city officials took down the first of four monuments perceived by many to celebrate white supremacy, racism, and the Confeder...
By Noor Al-Sibai

The White House Might Have Plagiarized The Holocaust Museum

President Donald Trump signed on a much-needed Holocaust Remembrance Proclamation on April 24, but CNN analyst Rebecca Berg pointed out on Twitter the eerie similarities between the White House's reme...
By Noor Al-Sibai

The Women's March Organizers Made The 'TIME' 100 Most Influential List

Time's 100 Most Influential People list for 2017 is out, and this year's honorees are as fascinating as they are divided. From Jared Kushner to Donald Glover to Sandra Day O'Connor and everyone in bet...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Fox News' Payout To Bill O'Reilly In The Tens Of Millions

CNN has reported that ousted Fox News host Bill O'Reilly will be paid millions upon his exit from the company. According to the CNN report, a source close to the severance proceedings said O'Reilly's ...
By Noor Al-Sibai

The 'TIME' 100 Most Influential People List Reflect These Complicated Times

Time magazine has released its 100 Most Influential People list for 2017, and as usual, the picks are a mix of perplexing and amazing — seriously, where else would you see Melinda Gates, Demi Lovato, ...
By Noor Al-Sibai

This Is How Intersectional Feminists Can Show Up For Muslim Women

In Donald Trump's America, few groups are as demonized as Muslims — and women worldwide are always oppressed based on their gender. But given the current president's past comments about Islam, Muslim ...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Planned Parenthood Is Supporting Jon Ossoff

Georgia's 6th Congressional District is the last place you'd expect to be on national news, but in its special election to replace former Rep. Tom Price (President Donald Trump's pick for Health Secre...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Bill O'Reilly Responded To His Fox News Exit

In response to news that conservative talk show host Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to Fox News, the man himself responded in a statement by calling the sexual harassment allegations against him ...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Bill O'Reilly Officially Will Not Return To Fox News

Amid massive loss of sponsorship and boycotts at Fox News headquarters, news that Bill O'Reilly will not return to Fox News at the end of his vacation was confirmed Wednesday afternoon. The news came ...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Earl Blumenauer Introduced An Impeachment Bill

Another day, another legislative attempt from the opposition party to take power away from the Republicans and their president. This instance takes the form of a bill introduced by Democratic Oregon R...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Missing From Trump's Speech

While watching President Donald Trump's first address to Congress since taking office in January, people online have noticed that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg didn't attend the president'...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Read The Transcript Of Trump's Address To Congress

President Donald Trump’s first Congressional address since his inauguration was sure to be news, and the content of that speech will be readily discussed for weeks to come. As the transcript of Trump’...
By Noor Al-Sibai

The Hamilton Electors' Fight Isn't Finished Yet

As the Electoral College results came in and confirmed beyond a doubt that Donald Trump will become our next president, it seemed that the so-called Hamilton Electors, who unsuccessfully urged their f...
By Noor Al-Sibai

We Must Protest The Electoral College After Today

For those of us old enough to remember it, the lead-up to Dec. 19's convening of the Electoral College felt a lot like the publicly-contested election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. However, one ...
By Noor Al-Sibai

#PrayForBerlin Tributes And Memes

In the wake of the tragic and fatal attack at the Berlin Christmas Market in Berlin, Germany, many people and organizations around the world are creating tributes to the approximately nine dead and 50...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Russian Ambassador Shot In Ankara, Turkey

On Monday morning, Andrey Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, was reportedly shot in Ankara, Turkey. Karlov was speaking at an art gallery for the opening of a photography exhibition titled "Rus...
By Noor Al-Sibai

This Video Of Alan & Robin Thicke Is So Touching

On Dec. 13, the entertainment world lost one of their most beloved TV dads when Growing Pains star Alan Thicke died at age 69 of a heart attack — and to add to the heartbreak, he was reportedly playin...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Alan Thicke Survived By A Wife And Three Sons

On Dec. 13, the entertainment world was devastated to learn that Growing Pains actor Alan Thicke died at age 69 of a heart attack while playing hockey. Alan Thicke was survived by his wife Tanya Calla...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Tillerson's $150 Million Net Worth Is So Troubling

On Monday night, Americans (and the rest of the world) learned that President-elect Donald Trump has selected Exxon Mobil CEO and president Rex Tillerson for his secretary of state. A renowned busines...
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Tillerson Believes In Climate Change

On Dec. 12, news broke that President-Elect Donald Trump is set to name Exxon Mobil CEO and president Rex Tillerson for his new secretary of state and oust supposed front-runner Mitt Romney from the c...
By Noor Al-Sibai

The Year In Protest Photos

This year, the world has been forced to bear witness to atrocity after atrocity: the Brexit vote, the summer's spate of police killings of Black men, and, of course, the election of Donald Trump to th...
By Noor Al-Sibai

How To Get Involved In A Local Campaign

With so much drama resulting from our presidential race, it's easy to overlook the massive and often devastating changes that took place on the state and local levels this election year. Though presid...
By Noor Al-Sibai

It Would Take A Miracle To Stop Trump's Presidency

With Electoral College members convening across the country on Dec. 19, political spectators are keeping their ears to the ground for any news that could result in a last-minute shake-up that takes th...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Trump's Taiwan Call Just Became A Bit Stranger

President-elect Donald Trump's controversial phone call to the president of Taiwan may have been on Friday, but in the fast-moving news cycle between his election and upcoming inauguration, that phone...
By Noor Al-Sibai

This Elector's Statement Could Have A Huge Impact

With the convening of the Electoral College swiftly approaching, all eyes are on the electors themselves — more specifically, on possible "faithless electors," whose states Donald Trump won but who wi...
By Noor Al-Sibai

5 Quotes To Prepare You For A Biden-Trump Face-Off

Between positive updates in the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline and a surprise remark from Vice President Joe Biden, it seems like the end of 2016 might finally be letting up a bit and giving...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Opposition To DAPL Shouldn't Be A Partisan Matter

While many are celebrating the apparent win of anti-Dakota Access Pipeline protesters, many on the opposite side of the aisle are grumbling (as they're wont to do) about interference by the Obama admi...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Remember, The DAPL Isn't Dead Just Yet

It's easy to feel like celebrating the news that the contentious Dakota Access Pipeline has been halted. On Sunday, the Army Corps of Engineers denied the easement for the controversial pipeline that ...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Anti-Abortion Laws Are Becoming More Widespread

With the rights of basically every marginalized group threatened by the incoming administration, it comes as no surprise that some lawmakers are already using a Republican presidential victory to push...
By Noor Al-Sibai

Michigan Alone Can't Change The Election Outcome

When 2016 is said and done, the term "unprecedented" might just be the word to define this roller coaster of a year. Although the general election took place weeks ago, the strange path to recounts in...
By Noor Al-Sibai