In southwest Arkansas, there is a stretch of two-lane highway that hugs the railway line on the flatlands between the tiny town of Hope and the larger but equally unremarkable city of Texarkana, 45 km to the west. Older residents called Highway 67 the Broadway of America because it reached out to the great distant cities of Chicago and Dallas.By BRUCE WALLACE16 min
It is interesting that North American voters, supposedly representing the vibrant and youthful New World, have never come to grips with the idea of female political leaders. The fuddy-duddies across the oceans have, not making any fuss about electing those of the other sex to lead in India, in Israel and Sri Lanka, in Britain, in Pakistan, in Norway and Iceland.By Allan Fotheringham4 min
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