Feminism in the time of Hillary

Authors Katha Pollitt and Amanda Marcotte discuss the status of modern feminism in presidential politics, pop culture and the non-Western world.

June 6, 2008

DUST-UP

Pop culture: empowering women or stereotypes?

Today's question: Over the last few years, there's been a mini-trend of popular culture that deals with pregnancy, relationships and other traditional "women's issues," but with a greater emphasis on frankness and empowerment. Is that just pop froth or is there something more meaningful going on? Click here to read previous installments from this week's Dust-Up.

June 5, 2008

DUST-UP

A feminist house divided?

Today's question: What are the divisions in contemporary feminist movements? What can we expect in the future? Click here to read previous installments from this week's Dust-Up.

June 4, 2008

DUST-UP

Checking in on feminism overseas

Look beyond feminism in the West -- is the real action going on in developing nations and emerging powers? Click here to read previous installments from this week's Dust-Up.

June 3, 2008

DUST-UP

The state of the glass ceiling

Today's question: While the media have fixated on this year's presidential race, more women hold political and government offices at all levels than ever before in American history. Where is the glass ceiling today? Click here to read Monday's exchange.

June 2, 2008

DUST-UP

Obama and Clinton, race and gender

Today's question: How, if at all, does Hillary Clinton fit into the modern feminist movement? Did the Clinton-Obama contest really raise important questions about gender and race? All week, authors Amanda Marcotte and Katha Pollitt discuss contemporary feminism in politics, in pop culture and outside the Western world.

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