Martha Burk

Martha Burk is a political psychologist, women's issues expert, and director of the Corporate Accountability Project for the National Council of Women's Organizations (NCWO).

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Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 10:15am
Obama: Don’t Sell Out America’s Women
President Barack Obama has insisted up and down that he’s willing to work with the Republicans who are taking over the Senate. He proved it during his recent visit to Beijing, where he urged world leaders to come to agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — a longtime priority of soon-to-...
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 8:21am
The Corporate Court's War on Women
When President George W. Bush nominated John Roberts and Samuel Alito for the Supreme Court, women's groups mobilized to no avail. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid refused to filibuster either nomination despite personal pleas from feminist leaders. Our main worry was reproductive freedom.
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Monday, September 19, 2011 - 2:12pm
Does the GOP Hate Women?
After suffering through several un-presidential GOP debates, I'm struck by the amount of anti-woman rhetoric spewing from the candidates. Although none of them dares utter the W word — unless it's part of the phrase "our men and women in uniform" — it's pretty easy to see what their views are on issues concerning the sex that comprises a majority of voters. Take a look:
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