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Rebecca Traister

Salon.com

Rebecca Traister appears in the following:

Is Hillary Back?

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Last week, Hillary Clinton made two big speeches and announced a book deal. Rebecca Traister, journalist and the author of Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, discusses what Clinton's message says about a possible 2016 run, and whether it's too early to look for clues.

 

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Follow Up Conversation: Balancing Our Work and Personal Lives

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Yesterday, Anne-Marie Slaughter of The Atlantic came on the show to talk about the juggling act between parenting and working, and what that struggle is like for both women and men. Today we look more closely at the specific choices and sacrifices families make to keep this balance.

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Reclaiming the Slut

Friday, July 29, 2011

Rebecca Traister, author of Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, wonders whether the SlutWalk movement is a step forward or backward for women.

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Is 'Mean Girls' Misogynist?

Friday, October 22, 2010

Earlier this week, we spoke to Gail Sheehy of The Daily Beast about what she and Maureen Dowd have labelled the "mean girls" in this election — Republicans like Linda McMahon, Sharron Angle, and the "Mama Grizzly" herself, Sarah Palin. But is that term fair? Or does it just show that the political, mud-slinging political playing field has been leveled?

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Gender Politics: Women and the Midterm Elections

Monday, October 04, 2010

Betsy Reed, executive editor of The Nation and co-editor of Going Rouge: Sarah Palin – An American Nightmare, and Rebecca Traister, senior writer for Salon and author of the new book Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, talk about women and the midterm elections.

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Big Girls Don’t Cry

Monday, September 13, 2010

Rebecca Traister, who covered the 2008 presidential election for Salon, explains how it was transformative for American women and for the nation. In Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, she looks at the ways the campaign sparked some of the most difficult American conversations—on gender, race, generational difference, about sexism on the left and feminism on the right: discussions crucial to improving our nation.

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The mom-ification of Michelle Obama

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Read "The Momification of Michelle Obama" at Salon.com »

"Michelle Obama was a particularly threatening figure within a world that has traditionally been about white male power."
-- Rebecca Traister

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Together At Last

Friday, June 27, 2008

After a long and sometimes bitter primary season, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are making their first joint campaign appearance in the general election today. Despite the symbolic choice of venue -- Unity, NH -- the party still has healing ahead. Joining us to review the campaign appearance are Josh ...

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