The 2018 midterm elections highlighted the political power of women: Record numbers of women ran for office, winning more than 100 seats, and Democratic campaigns saw striking levels of activism from women volunteering for candidates who embraced progressive policies, including

If national polls are to be believed, it would seem that next week America will shatter that ultimate glass ceiling and elect its first woman president, Trump permitted. However, this election season is exceptional, not just because it promises to

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When one reveals that they are from Northern Ireland, the inevitable questions about the Troubles are sure to follow. Northern Ireland, a small country of just 1.8 million people, is famous, or perhaps infamous, for the Troubles. This refers to

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