Gender, Inequality and Power – Professor Diane Perrons

This lecture takes an interdisciplinary and transnational perspective to highlight the persistence of gender inequalities, the power relations that support these inequalities, and the everyday processes through which such inequalities are reproduced and normalised. By addressing inequality in this way, it is possible to obtain a fuller understanding of contemporary economic inequality and what to do about it.

Hillary Clinton on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden [Guardian]

Hillary Clinton, the former US secretary of state, joins Phoebe Greenwood to discuss Edward Snowden, drone strikes in Pakistan, whether the US contributed to the current threat from Isis and her inability to tell a joke Hillary Clinton is in the UK promoting Hard Choices, her new memoir, and took questions from Sarah Silverman, Owen Jones, Alan Rusbridger and Arianna …

Conservatives seek to boost female candidates [FT]

Conservative MPs are worried about the lack of women being selected to stand as candidates in the 2015 election, with some calling for immediate action to ensure that more women make it on to the ballot papers.