Vote Her In is my latest, in years of writing about women in politics. Some pieces are presented below. This recent headline from Lilith magazine: “It’s not prom queen. It’s president.” captures my view of where women belong in politics: behind the biggest desk. And here’s a follow on piece on the election of Lori Lightfoot as  Chicago mayor, and what that means for women attaining executive political power. 



For my columns in The Huffington Post, click here.


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Women in Congress: We’re Watching Your Vote on Healthcare: another #GirlPolitics op ed for Crain’s, appeared in its OnPolitics. 

Also for Crain’s, I discussed the rationale for electing and appointing women to executive positions in government. 


It’s time to vote her in to executive political office, for Rewire. 


At Medium, read my piece on Sol Flores, a former student of mine at the University of Chicago, on the importance of her Congressional race in the larger context of Chicago political and women’s history.


Innovation Excellence excerpts Every Day Is Election Day in recognition of Women's History Month. Here is the URL:http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/author/rebecca-sive-2/.

Innovation Excellence thinks every day Is Election Day.


The Caxtonian and Windy City Times published my piece discussing the guidance for women’s political and public leadership that Jane Addams proposed in her great autobiography: Twenty Years at Hull-House. Published in 1912, her book is as relevant today as it was then.


The Utne Reader excerpted Every Day Is Election Day.i-voted jpg


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