So, we’ve made major progress on representation of women in political office since 1997, right? Turns out, in that auspicious year, the U.S. ranked 52nd in the world for our percentage of women in political leadership. As of 2016, we come in at an alarming 97th. So maybe 2016 didn’t go the way...
In 1944, at the tail-end of the Second World War, the retreating German army blew up Warsaw’s Royal Castle. The Castle was a centuries old symbol of Poland’s political independence, culture, and history. The army destroyed the building to inflict a psychic wound on an exhausted nation.
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