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    1. Will Al Franken’s Misdeeds Put More Women in Congress? How #MeToo Could Change Politics

      Will Al Franken’s Misdeeds Put More Women in Congress? How #MeToo Could Change Politics

      In the post-Harvey Weinstein reckoning, the consequences for men accused of sexual misconduct have been swift and final—that is, for everyone except the men sitting in Congress. But that seemed to change, when, on Tuesday, Representative John Conyers (D-Mich.), who has been accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward several former female aides, announced his resignation.

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    2. Women Line Up to Run for Office, Harnessing Their Outrage at Trump

      Stephanie Schriock, the president of Emily’s List, the largest national organization devoted to electing female candidates, said that in the 10 months before the election in 2016, about 1,000 women contacted her organization about running for office or getting involved in other ways. Since the election, she said, the number has exploded to more than 22,000. “We have never seen anything like what we have seen over the last 12 months,” Ms. Schriock said.

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    3. Honduras election: Women's rights put on the agenda

      Honduras election: Women's rights put on the agenda

      Lucia Vijil pounds out a flurry of tweets directed at Honduras' leading presidential candidates, pressuring them to make specific proposals on women's rights. It's more than clicktivism, she says. Vijil is one of hundreds of feminist activists with a clear message for politicians ahead of Sunday's election: Honduran women won't vote for candidates who ignore them.

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    4. Emerge America is Embracing a 50-State Strategy

      Emerge America is Embracing a 50-State Strategy

      Amid a surge in blue activism this year, Andrea Dew Steele is expanding Emerge America, which today recruits and trains Democratic women to run for local, state and federal offices in 23 states. Now, she’s going nationwide. Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a series on women-founded and -led organizations working to expand female political representation in the U.S. by recruiting, training and funding women candidates.

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    5. What I Learned In A Year Mixing Politics And Design

      What I Learned In A Year Mixing Politics And Design

      This isn’t a requiem for that night. It’s about what happened in the year that followed and how I, a designer and tech entrepreneur who has never been particularly outwardly political, tried to channel the negative energy into design work that effects change. In doing so, I was able to (again) see the goodness that government and politics can bring. It started with a few small efforts and projects.

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    6. Trump's family business opens online store with Trump merchandise

      Trump's family business opens online store with Trump merchandise

      The company owned by President Donald Trump opened an online store on Wednesday to sell its branded apparel, golf gear and gifts to capitalize on the Trump family name. The online Trump Store was featured on the Trump Organization website but ...

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    7. Trump Is On Track To Win Again In 2020

      Trump Is On Track To Win Again In 2020

      Three weeks into the run of his anti-Trump Broadway show, The Terms of My Surrender, filmmaker and activist Michael Moore tells Fast Company that the president will be reelected in 2020. “I should say re-appointed, because we will have an even larger population that will vote against him in 2020,” Moore says.

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    8. Pritzker says he'll lead Illinois as resistance state to Trump

      Pritzker says he'll lead Illinois as resistance state to Trump

      Pritzker, a billionaire entrepreneur and investor, maintained Rauner was "playing in tandem" with Trump. "If you're governor of a state and you have nothing to say when the president attacks the people that you represent, you are complicit," Pritzker ...

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    9. This is What Climate Progress Looks Like Without Trump

      This is What Climate Progress Looks Like Without Trump

      Yesterday, Trump screwed over the planet and the future–and once again, local leaders took on the fight to stop him. Related: We’ve Pulled Out Of The Paris Agreement. What’s Next: A Damaged Economy, Country and Planet Nearly immediately after Trump told the American people, “I was elected by voters of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” the Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Pedulo responded: Pittsburgh stands with the world and will follow the Paris Agreement.

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    10. Can Politics Be Debugged?

      Can Politics Be Debugged?

      How do you fix U.S. politics? It's a question that seems almost too daunting to even begin to answer. But a team of developers and designers at the organization Debug Politics had an idea: Why not apply Silicon Valley's favorite way of generating new ideas to America's broken political system—and combat the conservative policies of President Trump in the process? That's right, they had a hackathon.

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    11. Election Day Captured On Film—From Four Very Different Points Of View

      Election Day Captured On Film—From Four Very Different Points Of View

      Even before we knew how it would end, most people had a sense on November 8 that the 2016 election, one way or another, would be history making. In the run-up to voting day, film producer Jeff Deutchman joined forces with the TV and film distribution company The Orchard to assemble a team of approximately 50 documentarians to follow voters from all walks of life in 25 states throughout the day.

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    12. Trump Threatens The Design Industry, And Design Is Fighting Back

      Trump Threatens The Design Industry, And Design Is Fighting Back

      On the morning of November 9, just a few hours after news broke that America had elected Donald Trump as its 45th president, Diego Zambrano was walking to the Supreme Court in downtown Brooklyn, where he would finally be made a citizen of the United States. When Zambrano made it to the courtroom with his wife, who was also being naturalized, the mood was somber. Zambrano hadn’t expected that.

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    13. Digital media was the real winner on Election Night

      Digital media was the real winner on Election Night

      While the majority of Americans may be disappointed by Donald Trump's victory on Tuesday night, digital media outlets were not disappointed in their web traffic. Outlets that covered the election results enjoyed traffic surges of nine times their weekly averages, according to Fastly, a content delivery network whose clients include BuzzFeed, Vox Media, Business Insider, and Hearst, among others.

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    14. A Call To Action For Health-Tech Startups

      A Call To Action For Health-Tech Startups

      This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company. The presidential election results have been greeted in many quarters with tearing of hair and gnashing of teeth. As a lawyer who works closely with health-tech startups, I've been wondering about the potential implications for innovators in this sector.

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    15. What Donald Trump's Election Win Means To Creative Marketing And Advertising Leaders

      What Donald Trump's Election Win Means To Creative Marketing And Advertising Leaders

      Advertising has long-been a vital cog in the modern democratic election machine. "It&aposs morning in America." and all that. But in light of Donald Trump&aposs election triumph, in particular the way it seemingly caught media and polling professionals by surprise, the traditional art of political persuasion is being understandably questioned.

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    16. Apple Suggests These Handy Apps For The Last-Minute Voter

      Apple Suggests These Handy Apps For The Last-Minute Voter

      I've been overwhelmed with presidential politics, and am painfully aware of everything there is to know about both candidates. But that's just the main event. If you're like me, you could use a little help mastering that jungle of people and issues further down on the ballot this year. We've got the House and Senate seat races to worry about, and all the state and local ballot initiatives.

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