How the WNBA is Leading the Fight for Equality in Women’s Sports

Basketball is not just basketball–it’s “women’s basketball.” Soccer is not just soccer–it’s “women’s soccer.” It’s already frustrating enough that women’s sports come with a modifier, but this modifier carries a lot of power when determining athlete salaries. The Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) and the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) have had the most success […]

Afghan women register to vote before the 2004 election.

Afghan Women Weren’t at the Negotiating Table Then, and They’re Not in the Peace Agreement Now

After 18 years of war, $780 billion spent on combat, and $130 billion spent on reconstruction, the administration’s new stated goal in Afghanistan is “to achieve a peace agreement that ensures Afghan soil is never used again by terrorists against the United States, its allies, or any country and allows American troops to return home.” […]