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Ali Wilkinson is a lawyer and writer living in Portland, Oregon. Her writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, Elephant Journal and Scary Mommy, among others. She blogs at Run, Knit, Love.
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Will the Supreme Court Halt the Decimation of Texas’s Abortion Clinics?

Second Nexus Perspective A woman’s right to an abortion could become much more difficult ...

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The Drop in Oil Prices Creates a Win for the Environment, a Loss for Canadian Oil Companies

[DIGEST: Wall Street Journal, Greenpeace, Inside Climate News, The Toronto Star, The Guardian] Last ...

ISIS’s Sex Slavery Flourishes, Emboldened by Legal and Religious Justifications

[DIGEST: New York Times, Human Rights Watch, The Independent, Public Radio International] There is ...

Revenge Porn’s Tipping Point: Have We Gone Far Enough?

The Internet has brought us many things: The ability to keep in touch with ...

Can Corporations Be Good Citizens?

Tales of corporate greed are ubiquitous, but how often do we hear tales of ...

Boy Scouts Lifts Its Ban on Gay Troop Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America ratifies the resolution lifting the ban on hiring gay ...

Supreme Court Issues a Blow to Victims of Online Threats

More than one million women report being stalked every year. Given the number of ...

The Koch Brothers’ Big Gamble: Scott Walker for the Republican Nomination

Until recently, Scott Walker was most reknowned–or notorious, depending on whom you ask–for being ...

World War II’s Impact Viewed in a New Light in “The Fallen of World War II”

[DIGEST: The Fallen of World War II] World War II ended nearly 75 years ago. ...