This Moment Isn’t (Just) About Sex. It’s Really About Work.

Rebecca Traister looks below the surface of this moment in which so much sexual misconduct has been coming to light, and finds at the root of it troubling, longstanding, gender-based workplace power dynamics.

Published: Dec 10, 2017
Length: 16 minutes (4,242 words)

Hillary Is Poised to Make the ‘Impossible Possible’ — for Herself and for Women in America

The always excellent Rebecca Traister on how Hillary Clinton the presidential candidate and Hillary Clinton the 1969 Wellesley student in student government are remarkably consistent in beliefs and commitment.

Published: Jul 28, 2016
Length: 9 minutes (2,389 words)

Hillary Clinton vs. Herself

Rebecca Traister gets a closer look at Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail and finds both a stiff, off-putting performer, and a warm, hard-working civil servant.

Published: May 31, 2016
Length: 33 minutes (8,327 words)

The Single American Woman

For the first time in American history, single women outnumber married women. They’re also becoming a political force.

Published: Feb 22, 2016
Length: 23 minutes (5,859 words)

When Will We Stop Punishing Working Women for Having Babies?

Another strong argument for sane parental leave policy in the United States: “Women are now having babies smack in the middle of their peak earning periods and that their earnings are crucial to the economic stability of their families.”

Published: Feb 5, 2015
Length: 12 minutes (3,128 words)