Daily Archives: 11/19/2016

New Year’s Eve – Dinner and Dance – Toronto – Dec 31. 2016

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GAC Dinner-Dance – Brooklyn NY – December 9, 2016

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GAC Dinner-Dance – Brooklyn NY – December 9, 2016

JFK’s warnings about television, money and politics ring true today

https://www.yahoo.com/news/jfk-warnings-television-money-politics-ring-true-today-115013865.html

On November 14, 1959, TV Guide published a brief essay about politics and television by Senator John F. Kennedy that contained some prophetic words about the influence of money and public relations on presidential campaigns that still seem true today.

Why it is so hard for a woman to become President of the USA – by Uri Friedman

Why it is so hard for a woman to become President of the USA

Uri Friedman – The Atlantic

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There is no one reason — no finite number of reasons — why Hillary Clinton lost the U.S.A. presidential election. No amount of poring over polls will tell us the precise degree to which bias against women influenced the vote. What we do know is this: The United States of America still doesn’t have a female leader, as it hasn’t for the last 227 years. America remains outside the club of 67 nations, out of 144 surveyed countries, that have had a female prime minister, a female president, or both over the last 50 years, according to the World Economic Forum’s latest study on the gender gap in politics.   

In many of these countries, women haven’t remained in power for long — in some cases for just days or months. Since 1966, only 33 countries have had a female leader for four years or more.   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – November 18, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – November 18, 2016