Author Archives: Phoebe Dow

The history of abortion in America and how it became a partisan issue.

Today, to run as a Republican candidate one must be pro- life. While to be a Democrat is to be pro- choice. Rather than a medical issue, abortion has become a dangerously partisan problem and essentially functions as a litmus test for political alignment.

Women in Politics: Does the centenary of women’s right to vote represent 100 years of progress?

2018 marks the centenary of women’s right to vote. Today, leaders such as Teresa May, Angela Merkel and Christine Lagarde are testament to the progress made over the last 100 years and some would argue exemplify the achievement of total gender equality in 2018. Indeed, with the Prime minister of New Zealand just announcing her […]