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Best of the Web: Time’s Power Women, Kate Moss and Sexy Socialists in Catalonia

Best of the Web: Time’s Power Women, Kate Moss and Sexy Socialists in Catalonia

Time magazine names 25 most powerful women of the last century, from Jane Adams to Virginia Wolf. But was it really necessary to include both Julia Child and Martha Stewart in such a short, international list?
Supermodel Kate Moss is crowned best-dressed woman of the decade by …

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Wanted: Virtual Editorial Intern

We’re looking for a great intern who will devote 10 hours a week to our volunteer-run site. Main duties are writing posts and promoting Women and Foreign Policy on the Web. This is a perfect fit for an undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in international affairs …

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President Obama: It Gets Better

President Obama: It Gets Better

Barack Obama tells bullies to just stop it.

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Looking for a Few Good Women (and Men, of Course)…

Greetings from Edinburgh! I am so glad that you stopped by our group blog, Women and Foreign Policy. Our motto is “lively commentary on international affairs from women around the world.” We have a special interest in the role of women in political life and, for the lack …

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Best of the Web: Work it, Girl! Edition

Best of the Web: Work it, Girl! Edition

*Russian spy Anna Chapman gets her own action figure in the United States. Gets serenaded by Russian President Vladimir Putin?
*Colorado Senate candidate Ken Buck says that you should vote for him in the Republican primary because, unlike his opponent, he does “not wear high …

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Angelina Jolie Behind Spy Swap?

Angelina Jolie Behind Spy Swap?

Perhaps this increasingly ridiculous spy saga was just a brilliant marketing ploy to promote the upcoming spy thriller Salt, starring Angelina Jolie?

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Facebook Fan Giveaway: My Life in France by Julia Child and East of the Sun by Julia Gregson

Facebook Fan Giveaway: My Life in France by Julia Child and East of the Sun by Julia Gregson

I hope that you have been enjoying our On Our Bookshelves musings. In the spirit of springtime cleaning and sharing, I am giving away two of the books I’ve reviewed. It’s a Julia extravaganza. For the foodies, there’s Julia Child’s My Life in France. …

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Best of the Web: Women in Power Edition

*U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton argues that achieving women’s equality is central to global security in an op-ed for The Times of London:

Women are still the majority of the world’s poor, uneducated, unhealthy and unfed. They are the majority of the world’s farmers, but are often forbidden …

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Best of the Web: The Fashion Edition

Best of the Web: The Fashion Edition

*Member of the European Parliament and former French Justice Minister Rachida Dati talks politics, class prejudice and fashion while “being fashion,” as my little cousin is fond of saying. My little cousin doesn’t think I am fashion because “you have to be fashion, you have to feel …

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Become a Fan on Facebook and More…

Many thanks for reading WAFP and your comments. We encourage those of you on the very addictive Facebook to become fans of WAFP. I still don’t understand why Twitter is so magical, but we’re on it and can be followed. We also wanted to welcome aboard …

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Sarah Palin’s Tea Party Cheat Sheet

Sarah Palin’s Tea Party Cheat Sheet

All eyes are on Sarah Palin’s left hand—you might even call it a vast left-wing conspiracy—after it doubled as a cheat sheet during a Q&A at the National Tea Party Convention. For those wondering, the words/talking points she had written on her palm were:

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Best of the Web: Analyzing Haiti Coverage

*Noam Scheiber, the senior editor of The New Republic, says that much of the Haiti coverage is “redundant” and worries that the massive media onslaught is further complicating the recovery efforts. He proposes a “disaster pool” to deal with the problem:

“Just like they do for White House coverage, …

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Support Haiti Earthquake Relief

Support Haiti Earthquake Relief

I know that times are hard. I also know that many of you want to help the people of Haiti at this horrible time. Below are some organizations whose vital work you can support. The links will take you directly to the donate pages. It’s not the size of donation …

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Best of the Web: 2010 Predictions Edition

Happy 2010, dear readers! May it be joyful and successful! We humans are impatient beings, so it is a natural that we seek crumbs about the future from East European fortune tellers in gloomily-colored headscarves, uptight Englishmen wearing purple ties and friend victims who know how to shuffle those Tarot …

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Best of the Web: The Thanksgiving Edition

*At the White House, President Barack Obama pardoned a turkey named Courage. Yes, even the pardoned turkeys must be inspiring. “Thanks to the interventions of Malia and Sasha—because I was planning to eat this sucker—Courage will also be spared this terrible and delicious fate,” Obama said, regaining his …

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About the Author

Nonna Gorilovskaya

Nonna Gorilovskaya is the founder and editor of Women and Foreign Policy. She is a senior editor at Moment Magazine and a researcher for NiemanWatchdog.org, a project of Harvard University's Nieman Foundation for Journalism. Prior to her adventures in journalism, she studied the role of nationalism in the breakup of the Soviet Union as a U.S. Fulbright scholar to Armenia. She is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley, where she grew addicted to lattes, and St. Antony's College, Oxford, where she acquired a fondness for Guinness and the phrase "jolly good."

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Journalism; Gender Issues; Social Policy

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