Women in Politics
Total 5 Posts
Harris is the first woman of colour on a major party presidential ticket. She also brings a wealth of experience to the campaign, and could help energise non-voters to support the Democrats.
Kamala Harris has proven consistently popular among Democratic voters and was their first choice for the vice presidential candidacy long before Biden’s announcement.
Before Kamala Harris became Biden’s running mate, Shirley Chisholm and other Black women aimed for the White House.5 min read
Many African American women have run for president of the US, despite the enormous barriers facing both Black and female candidates. Biden’s pick puts a Black woman much closer to the Oval Office.
We asked participants to choose between white and ethnic minority candidates — the results were telling.
Are Europe’s new leaders up to the job? Brussels appointment process raises serious legitimacy questions.4 min read
It’s not just that the new top team only represents western states. Several of them seem rather unprepared to lead the union.