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Links of the Week 11 July 2008

Top Five
In No Particular Order

Does EMILY’s List Still Matter?: http://www.prospect.org//cs/articles?article=does_emilys_list_still_matter

An Ideal Husband http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/06/opinion/06dowd.html?em&ex=1215748800&en=fd7b516e55613dae&ei=5087%0A

To Trust and Cherish: Rules to Love By http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/09/opinion/l09dowd.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

This is a series of responses to the ‘An Ideal Husband’ article

To Buy or Not to Buy? Is There Really a Question? http://www.care2.com/greenliving/to-buy-or-not-to-buy-is-there-really-a-question.html

She’s just not that into you — or is she? http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/personal/07/10/shes.not.that.into.you/index.html?iref=mpstoryview

Politics
McCain’s First (And Only) Military Command http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=92308526

Power to women, not women in power http://www.pickledpolitics.com/archives/2140

Politics and the City: http://politicsandthecity.com/

Jackson’s `Crude’ Remarks May Give Boost to Obama http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aatOueE_l3MI&refer=home

Will Clinton’s defeat discourage women from running? http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/editorial/story.html?id=9808db37-71e3-40b9-aee2-f33221749ed0
I don’t think so I think that we (women and those who support female equality in politics) need to realize that in the case of the US it is going to take time because our system is not set up to be friendly to change let alone political challengers. Parliamentary and proportional representational systems are friendlier to challengers and open to change.

Conservatives Ready To Battle McCain on Convention Platform http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/06/AR2008070602322.html

Economy

Cutting Out the Middlemen, Shoppers Buy Slices of Farms http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/10/us/10farms.html?em&ex=1215835200&en=0d55a6a7c5cb3be8&ei=5087%0A

Washington diary: Oil addiction http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7486705.stm

Ads Across Time Tout Reliability, Affordability http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=92357271&ft=1&f=1001

Suze Orman: Where to put your money now http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/personal/07/09/suze.orman/index.html

Health
Demystifying the Glycemic Index http://www.care2.com/greenliving/demystifying-the-glycemic-index.html

Cancer death rate drop tied to education levels http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSN0830394220080708

We should be using stats and research like this when kids ask why they need to stay in school. I think saying it could prevent you from untimely death and disease may hit home more than so you can get a good job. Both are important though.

Slow eating trims calorie intake: study http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSCOL85478620080708

Other

Saving Michael Vick’s Dogs http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/06/AR2008070602351.html?hpid=artslot

Women swoon over stubble, study finds http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/story.html?id=3cc436bc-f541-46e0-bf5a-935bc0f048a0&k=48226

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