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Donald Trump’s Female Trouble

April 4, 2016

by Heather Robinson

Expect Donald Trump to have big trouble in Wisconsin’s primary tomorrow – and beyond.

Female trouble.

Midway through the primary season, Donald Trump’s difficulty attracting women’s support is well acknowledged. But while...

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Hillary’s Woes Show That Young Women ‘Get’ Feminism

February 18, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Margaret Thatcher. Golda Meir. Angela Merkel. Indira Gandhi.

Most of us don’t recall the names of these women’s husbands. Surely they had help from mentors, as all successful people do — but they got to the top...

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Do Women Deserve Better than Hillary Clinton?

January 5, 2016

by Heather Robinson

Many of my friends are professional New York City women who love Hillary Clinton. But I think it’s important to write about whether we professional women – and women in general – deserve a better standard bearer than...

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How 2015 Debunked the ‘War on Women’

December 31, 2015

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Considering all we’ve heard about the supposed “war on women,” you might be surprised to hear that 2015 was a great year for the fairer sex in America. And 2016 will probably be, too.

Despite ubiquitous political...

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CNN and FOX post-debate analyses miss night’s biggest news

December 16, 2015

by Heather Robinson

In the wake of Tuesday’s Republican Presidential candidates’ debate, the astonishing phenomenon continues to be Donald Trump. Big news that seemed to get overlooked in post-debate wrap-ups was Trump saying he is ready to rule out...

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Southern Sudanese Women Call for Peace

November 12, 2015

by Heather Robinson

Update: This week, South Sudan’s government said it will host former South Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar at a regional peace conference to take place in Juba, South Sudan’s capital, November 19th.

South Sudan, the world’s...

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Go, Dr. Carson!

November 10, 2015

by Heather Robinson

A few quick thoughts in advance of this evening’s Republican debate.

The focus will be on economics, as Fox Business Network is moderating.

It has been downright disturbing – and interesting – to witness the media’s...

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Dating and Politics — A Perilous Mix

November 6, 2015

by Heather Robinson

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From New York Post

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Do political opposites attract?

Or is there a red America and a blue America when it comes to love — especially heading into a presidential election year?

Most of the two dozen New York City singles interviewed for this...

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Easily Manipulated People

October 21, 2015

by Heather Robinson

With the recent news from Israel, I can’t help but think about how easily manipulated some Palestinians are. And they’re not the only ones.

Most Palestinians are indoctrinated from childhood to hate Israelis and all Jews,...

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South Sudanese Women’s Plea to Sudan’s Leaders: Stop the Violence

October 5, 2015

by Heather Robinson

When the Elephant Fights, the Grass is the One That Suffers: South Sudanese Women Plead for Leaders to Stop the Carnage

Last Saturday Riek Machar, South Sudan’s former vice president, addressed a group of South Sudanese-Americans at...

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