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.

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