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The Failure of the #MeToo Movement

The sheer number of women who have pushed back against a culture that often devalues them and their expertise is impressive. Likewise, the number of men who have actually lost their jobs as a result of their bad behavior is a step in the right direction. But, have we really seen a shift in America culture? Continue reading

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The Rise of the Alt-Right – Why Now?

Coalitions, particularly ones where diverse groups don’t have a lot in common, are difficult to sustain. Sure, these groups are currently united in their general hostility toward racial and ethnic minorities- and their right to share their concerns over an increasingly diverse country. But, as with other movements, these groups will find that more divides them then binds them together. Factions will rise and the loose coalition of groups will fall. Continue reading

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Turning the Anti-Abortion Tide

Check out my latest piece in The American Prospect. For the first time since the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton rulings established a constitutional right to an abortion in 1973, pro-life advocates find themselves squarely … Continue reading

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The Truth about Writing an Academic Book

The thought of publishing a book is very seductive. A book offers the opportunity to explain ideas in detail. For some, it signifies an academic arrival. Once you publish a book, you are officially part of the knowledge production machine, … Continue reading

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Politics and Planned Parenthood

Check out my piece in Contexts Magazine. It is currently available online here. politics and planned parenthood by Deana A. Rohlinger Planned Parenthood found itself caught in the middle of a political maelstrom last fall after the pro-life group, Center … Continue reading

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FDA Ruling Reshapes Abortion Battle

Read my piece in the The American Prospect. Here is a preview: FDA Ruling Reshapes Abortion Battle DEANA A. ROHLINGER MARCH 31, 2016 New federal labeling guidelines for the abortion pill deliver a major victory to the abortion-rights movement, and … Continue reading

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Op-Ed in The American Prospect: The Far-Reaching Consequences of the Supreme Court Abortion Rights Challenge

he abortion rights challenge known as Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, which comes before the Supreme Court for oral arguments Wednesday, is the latest battle in the four-decade war over legal abortion in the United States. Pro-life and pro-choice activists … Continue reading

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