Stephanie Coontz

Weekly Round Up: NFL Helmet Bans and Tips for Getting Your Life in Order

Already 2 weeks down in 2014 – be strong and stick to those resolutions! Here’s what our speakers have been up to thus far in the new year.   In the Memphis Flyer, Susan Douglas publishes a scathing condemnation of right-wing political spending.  “Among the many visionary goals of our nation’s right wing — impoverish […]

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Weekly Round Up: Kathleen Hanna Leads the Opposite of her 90s Media Blackout

You might never guess it’s the same public who led a feminist media blackout in the 90s, refusing to speak to news outlets out of a well-earned distrust, because Kathleen Hanna is everywhere!  Despite their having published a condescending piece on her in 1992, Hanna has a friendly interview with USA Today where she talks about the filming of the Punk

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Weekly Round Up! Solutions, Aberrations, and the Decline of Papal Humor

  Released only hours ago, Annie Leonard’s new video is here!  Watch the Story of Solutions, and read her interview with Alternet.  “Rather than giving boring lists of solutions, we decided to inspire people to think more deeply about the kinds of solutions we need.”   Stephanie Coontz at TIME drops historically substantiated facts, debunking

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“5 myths about marriage” by Stephanie Coontz is a special to The Washington Post… New York prepares for “Manhattanhenge” today,  the term coined by Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson… Rinku Sen writes, “What Fires Young Progressives’ Activism? A New Study Asks Them.” for The Huffington Post… The Nation features Jessica Valenti’s latest, “Are Most Americans Really

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Lilly Ledbetter is featured in scrippsnews in “Lilly Ledbetter, equal-pay crusader, pushes for justice“… Read up on Raffi, “Legendary entertainer Raffi still honouring children“… Stephanie Coontz answers questions in “Is the ‘War on Mothers’ Really A War on Working-Class America?“…  Watch Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Keynote the 28th National Space Symposium…

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Stephanie Coontz writes about “The State of Marriage” and “Marriage: Saying I Don’t“… “The Real Goal of Ariz.’s Book Banning Thought Police: Harass Latinos” by Rinku Sen for Colorlines.com… Bernice Johnson Reagon “urges students to pursue progress” during her talk for the Purdue celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr…. Listen to Ed Miller discuss

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Read input from Stacy Malkan in the Ashbury Park Press article “Beauty products linked to cancer, birth defects, hormonal issues”… “What’s pro hockey got to do with world peace?” Singer and songwriter Raffi explains… Video: Watch Sen. Jeff Sessions congratulate Lilly Ledbetter for law he opposed…  The Christian Century features Stephanie Coontz in “Mating Games:

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The Christian Science Monitor does an interview with Tim Riley… Watch David Goldfield talk about “America Aflame” on cspan… Jessica Valenti and Samhita Mukhopadhyay are featured in the New York Post… The latest article by Rinku Sen for Colorlines…  Stephanie Coontz writes “Women in the Obama White House: sexism and progress” for CNN..

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