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Can Saudi Arabia’s Young Prince Wean the Welfare State?

The ambitious plan to remake the Saudi economy is the brainchild of Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. But does he have what it takes to upend his country?

Best Defense

Looking back on my Navy career: From the Tailhook scandal to Marines United

It has taken less than a month for the “Marines United” revenge porn story to fade.

Sightlines

Can Women Really Revolutionize Politics With Protest?

From Poland’s “Black Monday” strike to women shedding the compulsory hijab on social media, there is power in sisterhood and solidarity.

Voice

If Trump Wants to End Legal Abortion, He’s Going to Have to Go Through Holland First

Lilianne Ploumen’s bold, brave act could be the start of a concerted backlash against Washington.

Voice

The Enduring Darkness of International Women’s Day

Women have gotten screwed for millennia, and that’s not a legacy that can be shaken off in a few short decades.

Feature

Is AI Sexist?

In the not-so-distant future, artificial intelligence will be smarter than humans. But as the technology develops, absorbing cultural norms from its creators and the internet, it will also be more racist, sexist, and unfriendly to women.

The Cable

Can Antonio Guterres Finally Break the U.N.’s Glass Ceiling?

The U.N. struggles to practice what it preaches on women’s empowerment. Can the new secretary general break the institution’s glass ceiling?

The Cable

The United Nations Just Fired Wonder Woman

The U.N. caught itself in a not very wonderful PR battle as it slips on institutional gender parity.

The Cable

French Women Walked out of the Office Early to Protest the Pay Gap. What If American Women Did the Same?

What if American women copied their French and Icelandic counterparts and left the office early to prove a point about equal pay?

Best Defense

A book review of ‘War Virgin’

I read the new book, War Virgin, to see where fact separated from fiction.

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