Rebecca Traister

Rebecca Traister appears in the following:

Let's Not Forget #MeToo is About Work, Not Sex

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Why this moment is not just about sex, but about sexism in the workplace.

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Rebecca Traister on the #MeToo Moment

Friday, November 17, 2017

Amid the flood of sexual harassment allegations against powerful men, what are we reconsidering about our own lives and careers?

Rebecca Traister Says 'the Anger Window' Is Open

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

New York magazine writer Rebecca Traister says that every new revelation about sexual harassment confirms what women have always known.
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Post-Weinstein Reality Check

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Rebecca Traister explores the messy moment of enlightenment after the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct allegations came to light.

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Women's Voices in the Year of No Woman President

Sunday, October 29, 2017

There isn't a woman in the Oval Office, but women are making their voices heard, bringing discussions about gender politics, sexual harassment and more to the forefront.

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Hillary Clinton’s Return to Public Life

Monday, June 05, 2017

As Hillary Clinton returns to public life, New York Magazine writer Rebecca Traister discusses how the former Democratic presidential candidate is being received.

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What the Women's March Accomplished

Monday, January 23, 2017

New York magazine's Rebecca Traister recaps the Women's March and where the movement goes from here.

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How Single Ladies Shape Elections

Monday, February 29, 2016

Since 2009 - and for the first time in American history - single women outnumber married women in the population. And they're becoming a powerful voting bloc.


Democrats Face Abortion Head On

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

New York Magazine's Rebecca Traister says some Democrats have shown more of a willingness to support Planned Parenthood and abortion rights in the face of attacks on the organization.

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In Slender Man, We’ve Created a Monster

Friday, June 13, 2014

Legions of horror fans collaboratively invented the mythology of a fictional character named Slender Man, a monster tailored to the internet age. Then two 12-year-olds, inspired by th...

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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. T...

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

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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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