The Rise of Women in American Politics

Women in the United States gained the right to vote in 1920—after more than six decades of demonstrations, letter-writing campaigns and appeals to Congress by educated, upper-class women who demanded a voice and roles in politics. Since then, progress for American women in politics has been equally slow. Women have gained behind-the-scenes influence in groups

From Arm Clock to Apple Watch

“Calling Dick Tracy. Calling Dick Tracy. We have a report that Apple has announced a new watch that will outdo yours. And, it’s selling for only $17,000.”   Steve Jobs was a visionary. With the introduction of the new Apple Watch, I’ve determined I’m not. After 35 years in the computer industry, I think I’m

American Football: A Modern Day Bloodsport?

Chris Borland, a linebacker and key player for the San Francisco 49ers, announced this week that he was retiring from the Pros. Players retire from football everyday so what makes this announcement so unusual? Borland is only 24, just starting his second year in professional football, and he is walking away from a $3 million

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