The Cultural Politics of Motherhood by Lisa Wade, Mar 29, 2011, at 10:03 am This cartoon deftly captures the cultural ideologies of mothering and their politicization. Ideas about whether women should be mothers, and how they should mother when they are, interact to make all women’s choices suspect.
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For the first time in modern-day France, women hold half the posts in Cabinet, honoring a campaign pledge by new president Francois Hollande. CNN takes a look at how women are represented in global politics, by @MairiCNN and @EoghanMacguire, for CNN.
“Let’s be clear. Class warfare is being waged in this country. It is being waged by the Koch brothers, Sheldon Adeslon, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and all the others who want to decimate working families in order to make the wealthiest people even wealthier. In this class war that we didn’t start, let’s make sure it is the middle class and working families who win, not the millionaires and billionaires.” ~ Senator Bernie Sanders