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The Family Weekly: The Political Power of Angry Moms

Plus: the children raised on YouTube, a sexless marriage, and how nudism saved a family
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This Week in Family

The day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as president of the United States in early 2017, more than half a million Americans congregated in Washington, D.C., for the Women’s March—one of the largest single-day protests in U.S. history.

In her new book , the writer Rebecca Traister explores the history. Based on Traister’s book, the staff writer Ashley Fetters writes about the political power of angry moms, and how it’s more palatable for women to be angry on behalf of their children as opposed to being angry on their own behalf.

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