Jacinda Ardern’s “Next Big Test,” The Feminist Case for Ranked Choice Voting and More – Ms. Magazine

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Belinda Luscombe had a fascinating piece in Time Magazine on New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s “Next Big Test” that provides a window into the challenges and opportunities facing the young leader:

Ardern has infused New Zealand with a new kind of soft power. When she visited the U.K. to meet Queen Elizabeth II, who is still New Zealand’s head of state, she wore a kahu huruhuru, a feathered cloak bestowed by Maoris on people of honor. Lots of world leaders try the trick of celebrating a nation’s first peoples by…

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