Amanda Arnold

Culture

Remembering Fierce, the Iconic, Inescapable Abercrombie & Fitch Cologne

Last month, Abercrombie & Fitch announced it would stop spraying its signature scent, Fierce, in stores. To honor the sensual musk's overpowering legacy, we asked millennials to share their fondest memories of the smell.
Amanda Arnold
8.16.17
history

The First Ladies Who Brought the Occult to the White House

Over the years, several presidents' wives—including Mary Todd Lincoln and Nancy Reagan—turned to spiritual practices like seances and astrology.
Amanda Arnold
7.12.17
LGBTQ

50 Activists Fighting for LGBTQ Rights in 50 States

In honor of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, here is a list of activists across the US standing up for the rights and lives of LGBTQ individuals and communities.
Amanda Arnold
5.17.17
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Advocacy Orgs React to Trump Naming April Sexual Assault Awareness Month

"While we are pleased President Trump has continued the tradition, his rhetoric on the campaign trail, as president, as well as the actions (or, rather, inactions) of his appointees, directly invalidate the experiences of survivors of gender based...
Amanda Arnold
4.3.17
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Trump's Disastrous Executive Order Could Make Natural Disasters Even Worse

Politicians and policy experts argue that Trump's recent executive order rolling back advancements to fight climate change will make disaster prevention much more difficult.
Amanda Arnold
3.31.17
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Trump's Muslim Ban Halted Indefinitely—but What Will His Next Move Be?

Hawaii State Attorney General Douglas Chin argued that the Muslim ban both discriminates against Muslims and could hurt Hawaii's tourism industry.
Amanda Arnold
3.30.17
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Trump Strips LGBT People of Workplace Protections, Then Erases Them from Census

This week, President Trump quietly nullified an order that required companies receiving large federal contracts to show that they have complied with various federal laws, many of which relate to discrimination in the workplace.
Amanda Arnold
3.29.17
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Trump Strips LGBT People of Workplace Protections, Then Erases Them from Census

This week, President Trump quietly nullified an order that required companies receiving large federal contracts to show that they have complied with various federal laws, many of which relate to discrimination in the workplace.
Amanda Arnold
3.29.17
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Trump's Talk on Women in Small Businesses Features Women Behind Giant Businesses

At the roundtable discussion, Trump said he will continue to advocate for making childcare more affordable and accessible, which, looking at Ivanka's proposed plan, is just not true.
Amanda Arnold
3.28.17
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Jared Kushner and Team of Billionaires Tasked with Running the US Like a Company

"The government should be run like a great American company. Our hope is that we can achieve successes and efficiencies for our customers, who are the citizens."
Amanda Arnold
3.27.17
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The ACA—and the Americans Who Rely on It—Will Live to See Another Day

This afternoon, Paul Ryan rushed to the White House to tell President Trump that, despite his ultimatum, they did not have the votes to pass his bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Amanda Arnold
3.24.17
Broadly

Trump Set to Approve Keystone Pipeline by Monday, Report Says

The decision comes a mere 16 months after the State Department, under Obama, stopped the construction of the pipeline.
Amanda Arnold
3.23.17
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