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Thursday 17 November 2016
Featured Opinion

dear madame secretary: an open letter to hillary clinton

Jess Coates
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Dear Hillary, It is with a heavy heart I write you. In the days since the election, I’ve grieved with much of the international community. The outcome of this election has left many scared for what the future holds, especially for women and minorities. I cannot tell you how much I wish this were a letter…
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Friday 27 May 2016
Arts Books

lip lit: sydney writers’ festival—‘why women should rule the world’

Eden Faithfull
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This is a review of a session held at the 2016 Sydney Writers’ Festival.  * It’s not often that you’re able to sit in a room filled with proudly self-proclaimed feminists, listening to a panel of admirable and notable female authors, thinkers and activists describe exactly why you should have the right to rule the…
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Thursday 25 February 2016
Featured Politics

young women and Hillary Clinton: making sense of the generational divide

Danika Kimball
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As the 2016 bid for the Democratic nomination moves forward, Bernie Sanders has proven to be a continuous complication in Hillary Clinton’s otherwise shoe-in nomination. Her victory over Bernie Sanders in this month’s Iowa caucus was slim, and her loss in New Hampshire was profound. The lack of support for Clinton’s campaign from younger generations…
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Tuesday 16 February 2016
Featured Opinion Politics World

don’t bernsplain me bro: an analysis of the ‘bernie bro’ phenomenon

Eden Faithfull
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It has been said that in a clash between rhetoric and aggression, the pen is mightier than the sword. But in today’s society, there are very few among us who have not traded in the Stabilo for a Samsung or the Artline for an Apple. We have entered into an age where the thumb is…
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Thursday 11 February 2016
Featured Opinion Politics World

the feminist vote: clinton vs sanders

Eden Faithfull
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Since the time of Julius Caesar, politics has had the profound ability to polarise the members of a community. Even in our relatively peaceful contemporary era, allegiant political supporters have their back-stabbing daggers at the ready – and for much less than the subjugation of the Roman Republic. In the months leading up to the…
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Tuesday 21 April 2015
Featured Politics World

campaign 2016: a different side to hillary clinton

Eliza Graves-Browne
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After Hillary Clinton’s announcement that she will be running in the US Presidential Election next year, the drastic transformation of her image from cold and calculating to feminine and soft has raised many questions regarding her policy stances, sincerity and motives. Clinton is no stranger to media spotlight, coming under scrutiny while acting as First Lady…
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Wednesday 7 August 2013
News

in brief: republican super pac promotes ‘slap hillary’ game

Toby Newton
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  In the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election, an anti-Hillary Clinton group called The Hillary Project has featured on its website a game in which people are encouraged to deliver a virtual slap across the face to an animated image of Hillary Clinton. Alongside another game called Dancing Hillary, SlapHillary allows the user to…
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Tuesday 11 June 2013
News Politics

in brief: hillary clinton joins twitter

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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Hillary Clinton has finally joined Twitter. The former First Lady and potential 2016 presidential candidate has racked up more than 200,000 followers five hours after unlocking her account and sending her first tweet. Clinton (@HillaryClinton) referenced the ‘texts from Hillary’ meme that to date has been her largest internet presence, in both her Avatar and…
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Tuesday 7 May 2013
Film News

hillary clinton biopic to be directed by a dude

Alexandra Kate Van Schilt
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It’s basic fact that Hillary Rodham Clinton has worked and continues to work extremely hard to promote women in leadership roles. She’s a powerful figure on the international political stage, and she’s a great role model for just about everyone given her resilience, intelligence and strength which have seen her achieve some fantastic goals. It…
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Sunday 5 May 2013
News Politics

in brief: the push to see the first female president in the white house

Claire Gallagher
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According to EMILY’s List USA, a non-profit organisation dedicated to electing Democratic women to office, women have made enormous strides in recent decades, but there is still one glass ceiling left to shatter: sending a female president to the White House. EMILY’S List has launched the Madam President Campaign—a national campaign to steer America’s first…
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Sunday 3 February 2013
Featured News

feminist news round-up 03.02.13

Emma Koehn
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Leigh Sales farewells Hillary Clinton The outgoing US Secretary of State has chatted with ABC journalist Leigh Sales about ending gender discrimination during a final interview in Washington DC. Sales was invited to moderate the ‘townterview’ event after leading a similar forum with Clinton in Melbourne. The event saw questions asked from participants around the…
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