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Redefining Solidarity  

If we are going to spend the next four years—or much more—arguing about the meaning of solidarity, well, that is a fight the left should welcome. Saturday’s marches showed that we are off to a good start.



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Inaugurating a New Movement  

At Saturday’s marches, countless first-time protesters joined veteran activists championing often ignored struggles, with a camaraderie to match the grim nihilism of the day before.



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New York’s Homegrown Women’s March  

The 53 percent of white women who voted for Trump represent a major political constituency; but if Saturday was any indication, they may before long be outnumbered by the likes of the marchers I saw holding signs that said, “Women are not up for grabs.”







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How Tax Havens Make Us Poor  

Gabriel Zucman’s The Hidden Wealth of Nations offers a plainspoken explanation of what we are constantly told is “too complicated” for us to understand: the myriad legal loopholes the rich exploit to avoid paying taxes, and why closing them should be a priority for the rest of us.



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The Care Deficit  

Care work has always divided working- and middle-class women. But by claiming labor rights on their own terms, 1970s domestic worker organizers were able to overcome these barriers and win major reforms. Can their success be repeated?



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Breaking the Cage  

Galvanized by the brutal rape of a young student in 2012, a rising generation of Indian feminists are today arguing that the answer to the country’s public safety dilemma is not to lock women up at home, but to protect their right to take risks.



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The World of Adrienne Rich  

Adrienne Rich’s politics developed over many years because she came by them as an artist—which may be what allowed her to become, unusually, both more self-questioning and more combative as she aged.





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Hours for What We Will  

Mainstream and social-democratic feminists agree that something must be done to ease “work-family conflict,” but disagree on what. The answer is simpler than we might imagine: universal child care.




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