Posts in Politics
Should Hillary Clinton Run Again?

There was talk on Friday about Hillary Clinton running again, largely because of the indictments released and underscoring how much the Russians helped the Trump campaign win the Presidency. There is a sense of thwarted mission, of feminism, and of the desire for a rematch. The now-infamous audio clip of Trump asking the Russians was played ad nauseum on cable television. After all, Hillary won the popular vote by almost three million votes.

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The State of Feminism and World Politics

In the United States, anger against the misogynist-in-Chief Donald Trump is driving women running for office. By April of this year, the number of women running for Congress had reached the record. “MJ Hegar, an Air Force veteran and young mother running for Congress in Texas as a Democrat, said that ‘women are sick of’ male elected leaders promising to protect women’s rights.” And we have not yet heard the response to Trump’s Supreme Court nominee or the administration’s breastfeeding resolution before the UN. Trump, to put it mildly, is not pro-women’s rights.

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With the Rise of Ethiopia, where does Feminism Stand?

Ethiopia’s rise is not just an economic phenomenon and, to be sustained, it will need to involve a greater integration of men and women. The governments ruling coalition, Ethiopian People Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) is suggesting that they are open to multiparty elections, which is a good beginning to greater integration between the sexes and diverse governmental coalitions that are at present voiceless.

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A Crisis of News: What Role Does Free Press Play in a Supposedly Free Nation Under Donald Trump?

Many of us have suspected the way the mainstream media handled Donald Trump and got him elected. Back when he was campaigning, his outrageousness guaranteed him more print and air time than any other candidate. He mowed over his opponents and moderators during debates, which meant he got more air time then as well. He was magical in that way — no one could touch him, and few even tried. Mainstream media began by feasting on the show Trump was putting on, both for the purpose of personal entertainment and also for ratings, assuming the common sense of the nation would keep him from winning.

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