Political Powerhouses: Margaret Thatcher

One of the most well known and controversial female politicians is Margaret Thatcher. She made history in 1978 when she was elected the first female Prime Minister of Great Britain. She went on to serve three terms as Prime Minister and during this time the policies...

Political Powerhouses: Theresa May

2016 was a tumultuous year for politics internationally. In Great Britain they had to deal with the aftermath of the EU Referendum. One major issue they had to deal with was the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron. Theresa May was chosen as his replacement,...

To Leave or not To Leave, that was the question…

I’m a US citizen. I come from a nation formed by immigrants, though many people seem to forget that. I come from a nation that, despite it’s many sins, generally honors diversity in color, language, religion, and culture. There is a plaque inside the Statue of...

Western Women and the Right to Vote

When we think about the 1920s in the U.S., it’s easy to conjure up images of women in flapper dresses and feather boas, dancing to the music of Louis Armstrong. We don’t usually think of the uphill struggle for one of the most important victories in women’s...

Political Powerhouses: Sayeeda Warsi

Sayeeda Warsi was born in England to a Pakistani family. She studied law at the University of Leeds and after completing her studies went on the practice as a solicitor in a number of different legal offices. Her political career began in 2005 when she ran in the...

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