SMOKE & MIRRORS: The Truth About the Political Status of U.S. Women by Paula Xanthopoulou
Approx. 22,630 words.
Published on May 20, 2011.
Women hold a measly 18.3% of seats in Congress, 237 years after independence from the British Empire. We are #77th in the world for electing women. Why don’t our political parties establish voluntary quotas or rule changes, like so many other countries have done to accelerate the election of women? Have women become enablers of a national disgrace? Can we reach 30% by 2020? Call to action!