election / politics / Uncategorized / women in politics

Silver Linings Playbook: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Presidential Election

By Chloe Hite Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump are the champions that Americans neither wanted nor asked for, but their campaigns have been just what we need as a nation. While Clinton’s run was expected in the wake of her 2008 loss and subsequent service as Secretary of State to President Barack Obama, her 2016 … Continue reading

Pakistani Feminist poised to become youngest Nobel Peace laureate ever
activism / Awareness / Equal Rights / politics

Pakistani Feminist poised to become youngest Nobel Peace laureate ever

Read this article! It’s referring to an interview with Malala Yousafzai and Jon Stewart. Malala is a famous Pakistani woman who advocates for women’s rights, specifically rights to education. In the past, she was subject to assassination by the Taliban – it’s an amazing story. Check out her response to being threatened by them: http://www.businessinsider.com/malala-yousafzai-left-jon-stewart-speechless-2013-10  Continue reading

Media criticism / Objectification / politics

Oh it’s sooo serious.

When asked about his involvement with super-sexy-super-witty-super-model-super-singer Carla Bruni, President Sarkozy responded: “It’s serious”, according to a CNN sound byte during NH primary coverage. However, a little YouTube digging revealed his ACTUAL answer: a five-minute response that ranged widely through the historical precedents for asking a president such a question, the difficulties of human relationships … Continue reading