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5 Women Win Seats In Historic Saudi Elections

For the first time in Saudi Arabia’s history, women were permitted to both vote and run for seats in its council.

The turnout was that 5 women so far, have been voted into governance. For example, the candidate Hinuwf al-Hazmi won along with 13 men in the al-Jawf district as well as Mona… More »


Who Are The Women Against Sarah Palin?

“Ms. Palin frightens me both for my country and for my grandchildren.” — Jane B., 73

In late August, Lyra Kilston, 31, and Quinn Latimer, 30, two not-very-political editors for Modern Painters magazine, found themselves suddenly immersed in the Presidential campaign. Enraged over the selection of Governor Sarah Palin as the Republican vice presidential… More »


Hillary Clinton & Sexism In The Media

Now that the Presidential primary race is over and the general election is underway, members of the media are looking back on their coverage of Hillary Clinton and trying to decide if they were sexist or not. Clark Hoyt, a writer for The New York Times takes his own employer to task and places a… More »


Poll: Election 2008, How Do You Vote?

Last night I was watching Hardball and Chris Matthews asked one of his guests, radio host Heidi Harris, why most women vote Democratic. She said, “Sadly, a lot of women are very emotional, and they tend to think with their hearts and not with their minds about some of these issues. They tend to feel… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Harvard Hates Harry Potter, Nudism, Women Voters, And Teen Sex On The Rise

Some Harvard grads were a little pissy that their Ivy League school invited Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling to speak at commencement rather than, say, Bill Gates. Get over it, nerds, J.K. rules! [NPR]
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