The rules of the game have changed radically in Washington, and women are indispensable for the survival of democracy
Despite the horrors of 2020, this autumn in the northern lights I have renewed optimism. This is due in large part to the new life that some women in the United States have injected into the democratic process. Thanks to policies like Stacy Abrams and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and journalists like Soledad O’Brien, I discovered that, as Marisol’s song says, life can also be a drum of light and color.
As early as August 7, 2020, in an article by the Brookings Institute, Michael Hais and Morley Winograd stated: "In almost all states and counties in the United States, women are taking the reins of the vote and the future." They predicted that the impact of the woman's vote would result in the victory of Joseph Biden and a Democratic majority in the Senate. They were right. Participation in these elections was exceptional. And it was not a casual thing, but the result of hard work and the inspiration of several important people.
Women dedicated to politics in the USA have numerous records. Today they do not feel obliged to try to imitate their male colleagues and do not be intimidated when someone insults them for reasons of gender, race or ethnicity, as Ocasio-Cortez has demonstrated more than once