America Now Ranks Among Top Ten Most Dangerous Countries for Women in the World

The report found that the U.S. is the 10th most dangerous nation for women on the planet, behind Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Somalia.

Protesters build a wall of signs outside the White House for the Women's March on Washington during the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency in Washington, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP/John Minchillo)

As the #MeToo movement continues to expose the sexually abusive, exploitative, and violent behavior of men in positions of political and corporate power in America, a new report published by the Thomson Reuters Foundation on Tuesday found that the United States is among the 10 most dangerous countries in the world for women, in large part due to

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MLK’s Children Reveal His Undelivered Speech: “America May Go to Hell”

“The masses of people have yet to really understand Martin Luther King, Jr. and his real mission. Mainstream media promotes the vision of a dreamer … He is actually watered down.”

Rev. Bernice King, daughter of the late civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks at the National Civil Rights Museum, April 2, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. The museum was formerly the Lorraine Motel, where Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated April 4, 1968. (AP/Mark Humphrey)

MEMPHIS—It has been 50 years since the world lost civil rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr. His speeches and activism resonated with so many, and ripples of his influence continue to be felt today. At the time it happened, his murder devastated Black Americans and supporters of the civil rights struggle across the country. This was especially

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Under the Shadow of Violence and Repression, Mexican Women March for a Change to the System

It is the capitalist system that makes it so this society is so violent, where femicide is becoming a pandemic. We have to march with courage, with anger, to denounce this situation and question this system from its roots because it is not enough to change a deputy, a senator; it is not enough to elect a new president.

Women from diverse movements and organizations march through the Historic Center of Mexico City, Mexico on March 8, 2018 as part of the global actions to commemorate International Women's Day. (Photo: José Luis Granados Ceja/MintPress News)

MEXICO CITY -- One night in September of last year, 19-year-old Mara Fernanda Castilla Miranda, like so many people her age, went out for a night on the town in a suburb of the south-central Mexican state of Puebla.   And like so many other women across Mexico, she never made it home. When the night was over, Mara Fernanda hailed a cab using

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As American as Apple Pie: Rape in a Culture that Looks the Other Way

Along with slavery, and genocide, rape is universally regarded by major religions as a crime against humanity, meaning that there exists no circumstance in which the commission of the act is morally defensible. The United States, of course, was founded on all three.

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., adjusts her 'RECY" button as she joins other House members in wearing black in support the metoo and timesup movement, ahead of tonight's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and members of the Democratic Caucus wore red pins in memoriam of Recy Taylor. Taylor was abducted and raped while walking home from work in Alabama in 1944. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

FORT MYERS, FLORIDA -- Shortly before midnight on September 3, 1944, an African-American sharecropper named Recy Taylor was walking home from church with two companions in Abbeville, Alabama when the women noticed a green Chevy sedan drive past four times before finally rattling to a stop just a few feet ahead. Seven white men, armed with knives

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