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Links of the Week 18 June 2010

Top Five

Think Again: Networks to Women: “Never on Sunday”

Another reason why I very sporadically catch news & information from the Big 6: ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, & NBC. If you want to hear diverse voices check out PBS or Democracy Now (My views are center left so I am unsure of more center and right sources that also present more diverse perspectives but I’m sure they exist).

UN Plan for Women’s Health Lacks Key Component: Women’s Rights

Latinos discriminados por su piel – Se describen como blancos para evitarlo

The Disclose Act is a matter of campaign honesty

The First Lady Plugs Study Abroad Again

Yea! Study abroad! I went abroad in college and it was the best experience of my life. It has definitely shaped the very thing I am doing right now…hello being a PhD student. I doubt I would have never done that if I had not studied abroad.

Women & Politics

Hair in Politics

Fiorina on Boxer’s hair and a discussion about the gender differences and physical presentation in politics.

Politics

PRD condena presiones contra Alicia Ortega

History of BP Includes Role in 1953 Iran Coup After Nationalization of Oil

As role of police grows in peace missions, UN wants more female officers in ranks

Obama to push BP to set up oil-spill damage fund

Tea with The Economist: Henrique Meirelles on Brazil’s rise

Latin America

Cayó lider de sicaros de “La Barbie”

Other

140 Characters A Style Guide for Short Form

Seems like an interesting breakdown of how to use Twitter.

Gender Apartheid Online

A very interesting article that talks about progress that has been made, what still needs to be done and the pros and cons of having separate gender content in media.

Vending Machine Vegan

The Celtics’ Legacy is on the Line, Too

!Marchando una de terroristas!

Oldies But Goodies

Why Don’t We Have More Women in Politics?

The Pain in Spain

From the oil spill to the financial crisis, why we don’t plan for the worst

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