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Pitch: My TV movie version of the Bob McDonnell corruption case

Enjoying the delicious sleaze that is the McDonnell trial? Well, obviously what we need is the TV movie version to clarify it!

Here’s my plan. I’m going to quit my job and focus all my attention on developing the screenplay of the entire case — I think a six-hour TV event on one of the cheesier cable TV channels (Lifetime? 351 more words

Women In Politics

Sex and Power: The Fawcett Society


” At the current rate of progress, a child born today will be drawing her pension before she has any
chance of being equally represented in the Parliament of her country.” 362 more words

Jeannette Rankin

Many past entries have been about women fighting for their right to be heard by their representatives in government—now it’s time to hear about a woman who took it a step further and became that representative herself. 277 more words

First Woman

European Union struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

BRUSSELS – Don’t be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics. 710 more words


Women's Equality Day

“Well-behaved women seldom make history”

- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

On this day, August 26, in 1920, the 19th amendment was certified giving women the right to vote. 

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In defence of All Women Shortlists

Following Austin Mitchell’s ill-informed (and frankly embarrassing) comments on women in parliament, the debate about All Women Shortlists in parliamentary selections has reared its head again: surely the best person for the job should be selected? 1,136 more words


Hillary Clinton Urged to Stay Mum on Ferguson Shooting

Sure, they don’t want her to make waves and risk Democrats losing the presidency in 2016. Potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is being pressured by Rev. 382 more words

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