Waves of feminism collide between Clinton and Sanders supporters
Hillary Clinton will always be there for you. And just remember, there's a special place in hell for women who don't help each other.- U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright introducing Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton's nomination battle has been much tougher than expected. Heading into Tuesday's big New Hampshire primary, Clinton is lacking support she might have expected from a critical voting group, young women.
Pioneering feminist Gloria Steinem also shared her frustration with a young generation of women supporting rival candidate Bernie Sanders. In a recent interview with TV host Bill Maher, she stated "when you're young, you're thinking, where are the boys? The boys are with Bernie." Steinem later apologized for her comments but her discontent was palpable.
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The tides may have turned in terms of where young, Democrat-leaning women are putting their support, but is this new generation of women merely riding a new wave within the feminist movement itself?
And with the tide comes the passionate supporters from both sides of the demographic democratic divide, all looking towards a brighter future with a new U.S. president.
Guests in this segment:
- Karen Murphy, 53-year-old co-chair of a Hillary Clinton volunteer group in Montgomery County, Maryland.
- Anoa Changa, 34-years-old core member of Women4Bernie, a grassroots network of Bernie Sanders volunteers.
- Mireille Paquet, assistant professor of political science at Concordia University.
Is supporting Hillary Clinton something all good feminists should do? Are you a feminist for Bernie Sanders?
This segment was produced by The Current Marc Apollonio, Marino Greco and Ines Colabrese.
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