Tag: Power

Alicia Menendez – “The Likeability Trap” and the Challenges Female Politicians Face | The Daily Show

This book, I feel, speaks perfectly to what we are subconsciously dealing with in every single debate, the likeability trap. How do you become likeable as a candidate, whilst, at the same time, still being yourself as a person? Why is that so difficult to achieve? It’s difficult to achieve across the board because likeability is so wildly subjective. But...

How governments can better direct Australia’s electricity market – Grattan Institute

Australia’s electricity system has for the last more than 20 years been based upon a fundamental principle, and that is that if governments were to implement a well regulated well-structured and well managed market, that would be the best way to deliver affordable and reliable energy for households and businesses. When things go wrong, and they do sometimes, governments feel...

Can the Federal Government Mandate Health Insurance?

If Massachusetts can force its citizens to buy health insurance or if other states can force their citizens to buy car insurance, why can’t the federal government force us all to buy health insurance? Well the answer, from a constitutional perspective, is relatively straightforward. It’s because the federal government is a government of limited and enumerated powers only. So every...