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At the Women's March in Washington, D.C.

Feminist Humor And Basic Economics


PARIS — In 1949, French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir published the landmark feminist book Le Deuxième Sexe ("The Second Sex"). The work is a challenge to anyone who chooses — or is assigned? — to read it, with almost 1,000 pages between two volumes. Revered for the clarity and force of its arguments, de Beauvoir's masterpiece would launch the second wave of feminism that moved beyond the battle of basic voting and legal rights to begin to confront gender inequality across society.

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Trump and May
Trump And The World

Special Relationships, A Duo's Dynamics

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To be clear from the start: No, he is not Ronald Reagan and she is not Margaret Thatcher — and this certainly is not 1981. Still, any false analogies aside, today's White House meeting between brand new U.S. President Donald Trump and newish British Prime Minister Theresa May is charged with the kind of high stakes that tend to evoke the ghosts of history.

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