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Time Magazine Man of the Year 2013 Won’t Be A WOMAN!?

Posted: December 6th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Hard Pill to Swallow, Thank F_ck it's Friday!, They Said What | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Time Magazine Man of the Year 2013 Won’t Be A WOMAN!?

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There is a slim chance that a woman is going to win Time Magazines Person of the Year 2013, not for a lack of potential candidates, Nobel Peace Prize and US Presidential Medal of Freedom winner,  Aung San Suu Kyi exited decades of exile, fronting up for her people in a roughly emerging democracy. If your a little more right-wing with your politicians, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has to be a contender?

If giving is a noteworthy superpower, Melinda Gates, co-chair of the astounding Gates Foundation contributed mind boggling amounts of money to bettering the worlds living standards. Ms Gates and her foundation have made $US26 billion in grants over the past 13 years, not a shabby achievement.

At the less deserving end of contributors – entertainers – there’s Oprah and Beyonce. Oprah topped Forbes ‘Highest Earning Celebrity‘ list – and while many might think that alone is enough praise, she also touched the lives of the small folk, just ask a certain Swiss shop assistant. Beyonce on the other hand could use the prize after naming her child Blue Ivy.

Don’t even get me started on the business world! Point is, there’s always a bunch of talk about including women MORE! This isn’t ever going to happen unless the kudos starts flowing. This years Time Person of the year has been shortlisted, of the ten remaining candidates, three are women. SERIOUSLY TIME! Miley Cyrus :: Read the full article »»»»


Burma Election in Words & Pictures

Posted: April 3rd, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: That Human Condition | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Burma Election in Words & Pictures

Our abc.net.ay has one of it’s superlatve collages, this week it’s on the sweeping changes taking place in democracy deprived Burma.  Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has hailed a “new era” for Burma after her party swept to victory in elections seen as a test of budding reforms. The Nobel peace laureate won her first seat in parliament and her National League for Democracy – NLD – party secured 40 of the 44 seats it contested, according to partial official results.

Burma election in words and pictures

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