Similar to the "Buzzfeed" blog posts on the Minnesota Women's Consortium blog, here is a little catch up on recent news. I enjoy writing these simply because it is so important to stay informed about what is going on in the world. Although on the surface not all of this news has directly to do with women, I am a firm believer in acquiring a wide variety of knowledge... especially when it comes to topics that are normally dominated by men, such as politics!
"How Long Do Canadians Wait for Healthcare?"
In comparing the United State's Healthcare reform to healthcare in Canada, I am often unable to answer questions or make comments on the negatives and positives of their system. This article from The Daily Beast gave me some clarification.
"10 Women to Watch in Politics"
Here is another article from The Daily Beast. I enjoyed reading this simply because female politicians do not attact enough media attention.
"Political Squabbling Over Student Loans Continues"
There isn't too much to say about this one, because students loans play a significant role in all of our lives. Read the story at CNN.
"Romney Immigration Barbs Show His Weakness on the Issue"
Mitt Romney continues to criticize the DREAM Act passed by President Obama, but he hasn't really offered any solutions of his own... Read the story at BBC
Also, here Obama explains the DREAM Act. Read it on TIME.
"Are Toilets A Feminist Issue?"
It's sometimes hard to believe what kinds of issues make a difference in the lives of women around the world. Find out more about this story through TIME.