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Women Need a Department of Self-Defense

Suzanne Dovi-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by Women's eNews. "Imagine the U.S. were at war and the enemy sent over soldiers, as part of its terrorist campaign, to rape U.S. college aged-women. (The number…
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Ever the Protectors, Moms Seeking Asylum Need Protection, Too

Suzanne Dovi-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The American Prospect. “In last year’s Mother’s Day Proclamation, President Obama recommended we put our moms first “because they so often put everything above themselves.” He said …”
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We Spend Billions On Democracy-Building Abroad. What If We Matched That At Home?

Suzanne Dovi—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by Talking Points Memo. “President Obama's proposal to fight ISIS on battlegrounds beyond Iraq and Syria seems to be going nowhere. But given his effort, it is a…
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New era, same ‘ol ERA

Featuring Suzanne Dovi—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by the Arizona Wildcat. “What do Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Afghanistan all have in common? All three countries have greater representation of women in government than the…
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Want to influence a member of Congress? Dangle a K Street job

Suzanne Dovi—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by the Los Angeles Times. “Frank Underwood of Netflix's "House of Cards" may seem like America's most corrupt politician. He will stop at nothing, not even murder, to…
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We have collective amnesia on race; I blame Chris Rock

Suzanne Dovi—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by Quartz. “Just when I was breathing a sigh of relief from year-in-review and best-of lists, Chris Rock’s film Top Five is hitting theaters, the Academy just released…
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The new mandatory civics exams are asking all the wrong questions. Here are the right ones.

Suzanne Dovi – 2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Washington Post. “True or false: If the police ask to enter your home, you don’t have to admit them unless they have a warrant…
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