women in politics

Talking female politicians, feminist activists, and all the the ways women around the world are changing the landscape of the Swamp, be it for better or worse.

Why I Want to Run for President
First of all, I’m shy. I’m dreadfully shy. So nobody break down my email box with emails, please. I want to run for Governor of California and serve as the Senator of Los Angeles when I move to Sacram...
The Reason I Will Vote Tuesday
My first memory of Tiffany Caban is not a flash of imagery inside of a criminal court or a race for the Queens district attorney’s office. It is a very personal memory. I was a newly employed advocate...
John Romanov5 months ago
Brexit: Remembering the Queen Mother in Times of Uncertainty in Britain
Anyone who is a close follower of British politics knows that it would be an understatement to say that the United Kingdom is staring boldly in the face of instability and disunity due to the handling...
Morgan Sankofa5 months ago
Elizabeth Warren 2020?
Some may know Elizabeth Warren from her comments that she claimed to have Native American Ancestry, and the flack from the Cherokee Nation, Trump, and minorities in her claiming to be Native American ...
J. P. Frattini7 months ago
Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is the Future of American Politics
The smart-talking girl from the Bronx who has no limits when it comes to slamming the President is making history every single day. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (or AOC) became a senator in a landslide vi...
10 Best Female Political Writers You Should Follow
Politics, for the most part, seems to be a "guys' only" club. Our senators and representatives are mostly male. Politics reporters, too, also seem to be mostly male. Even the talking heads on televisi...
S Anna year ago
Why A Female Will Never Be President
Clickbait. Clickbait. Clickbait. The title of this article in no way coincides with my political affiliation, or, in general, beliefs at all. Yet, recent occurrences have led me to, unwillingly, begin...
Lizzy Maea year ago
Pathway to Progress: 1999 to Present
As a result of more women in corporate culture and politics, the Violence Against Women Act of 1999 brought to the forefront victim protection and stalking prevention. It can be proven through legisla...
Richard Newmana year ago
It Is Time to End Free Labor at The White House
There has been one position in the United States government that has worked tirelessly to promote the needs related to early childhood development, HIV/AIDS awareness, Women’s Health & Wellness, LGBT ...
April Demarcoa year ago
Most Powerful Female Political Leaders Right Now
From Angela Merkel to Ivanka Trump, these women hold more political power than you can imagine. Named as Forbes' Most Powerful Women of 2017, each of these women have claimed their rightful spot for b...
Eliminating the Two-Party System
The two party system is deeply flawed. It pits people against each other. If we truly want to judge a candidate by their character and not their affiliation, then we are doing the work that Dr. Martin...
Edward Anderson2 years ago
Should Oprah Run for President?
Donald Trump is probably seething right now. Republican leaders are scrambling this morning. Why? Because last night Oprah Winfrey gave, what many are considering, her first Presidential stump speech....
Larisha Stone2 years ago
Meghan Markle and Royal Britain's Long History of Interracial Unions
From interracial unions to sibling rivalry, Prince Harry is following very closely in the footsteps of those grandparents and great grandparents before him. Britain’s royal family has been fond of con...
Marisol Luna2 years ago
I am a Feminist Republican
Since the dawn of Donald Trump's reign, people have been put into boxes based on face values. If you are a woman and want your rights, you must be a Democrat. Right? Right?? Actually, as oppposed to p...
Olivia Cyr2 years ago
The Sotomayor-Gingrich Controversy According to Standpoint Theory & Identity Politics
The focus of Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s speech at Berkeley Law School in 2001 is that in order to argue for more women and people of color to be present on the bench, a new definition and description of ...
Hunter Farman2 years ago
Keep Criticizing Hillary Clinton
There has never been a politician like Hillary Clinton. Since 1992, she has been First Lady of the United States, Senator from New York, Secretary of State, and the first female major-party Presidenti...
Alice Sloane2 years ago
Feminism Is NOT Cancer
In today's political realm, we are faced with mudslinging in all different directions. It sometimes seems impossible to hold an intelligent, open-minded conversation about anything in American politic...
Brief History of the Young Lords Organization
In general, The Young Lords was a nationalist group for Puerto Ricans who lived in — and migrated to — America. The group began as a gang in Lincoln Park Neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. By Sept 1969, the organization evolved into a human rights group led by Jose Cha Cha Jermenez with one of their main causes being the independence of Puerto Rico. The catalyst for the organization’s upgrade from “gang” into “human rights group” was the displacement of Puerto Rican immigrants — through Mayor Ri...