The (Politics) Edit

The thoughts and ideas made us pause, think and most importantly, consider what is happening in the world.
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At Cannes, women claim the headlines: “There were 82 women in all representing each of the 82 female directors who’ve been in competition in Cannes’s 71-year history—compared to 1,688 men.” (Vogue)

The view from Windsor: “It is just all nostalgic stuff that rolls the whole history into a modern-day fairy tale...Harry and Meghan will do their duty. And Windsor will bask.” (The New Yorker)

The first woman confirmed as CIA chief: Most Democrats did not come round to Haspel’s side. Those who did are betting that Haspel, despite her intimate role in some of the CIA’s darkest operations, is the best person to ensure they’re not repeated. (The Lily)

The rise of older mothers: “Everyone is having fewer babies in the U.S.—except women in their 40s.” (The Atlantic)


Shooting spree at a high school in Texas: “In what has become a national rite, the authorities arrived en masse at a campus, this time at Santa Fe High School, 35 miles from Houston, as students fled in tears.” (The New York Times)

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