Rebecca Traister

New York Magazine

Guest

Writer at large at New York Magazine; former senior writer at Salon and contributor to the New York Times magazine; author of Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women.  Her latest book is titled GOOD AND MAD: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger

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I t rarely pays to be a whistleblower. Chelsea Manning spent years in a military prison. Christine Blasey Ford still receives death threats. Edward Snowden lives in exile in Russia.

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One of America’s leading feminist writers says women have changed history since Ancient Greece. The backlash to President Trump was just the beginning.

Rebecca Traister and the Power of Women’s Anger

One of America’s leading feminist writers says women have changed history since Ancient Greece. The backlash to President Trump was just the beginning.

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Mary Tyler Moore, Carrie Bradshaw and Hannah Horvath are all members of the single lady TV aristocracy.

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