10 Worst States To Be a Woman | | AlterNet

http://www.alternet.org/story/150878/10_worst_states_to_be_a_woman

Something I ran across on the Tweeter today. If that’s not enough to upset your digestion, just take a quick scan of the news sometime. Economic base shrivelling. Islam demonized. Immigrants targeted. Hate-radio hosts shaping attitudes and opinions. Public education under attack. Income and wealth disparities growing wider than ever. I’d be surprised if more than 1 in 5 Americans could even have a conversation about the notion of civil society. And Donald Trump is taken seriously as a candidate.

The more I read about the culture wars and political dysfunctions currently afflicting our neighbours to the south, the less optimistic I become about America’s long-term outlook. Or even short-term, for that matter.

And then I wonder: why is so much Canadian time and energy invested in trying to make us more like them? Sent from my BlackBerry

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