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"We should be critical about how we think of different groups and the way we justify treating different people," said Natalie Lira, one of the researchers urging California to pay reparations to the thousands of people coercively sterilized over the decades.
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Men need to show up at this week's Women's March on Washington, but not take center stage. Beyond the march, we need to make a consistent practice of acting in solidarity with the women in our lives and our world.
“Media should be making clear to readers that there’s a cost to policymaking that’s based on misinformation—and it’s often the well-being of those who are often already marginalized,” Media Matters' Reproductive Rights Program Director Sharon Kann told Rewire.