Gringo view: Searching for a Lysistrata moment

Lysistrata, a strong-willed Athenian, recruits the women of Sparta to declare a sex strike until their partners end the Peloponnesian War. Radical but effective, she proclaims: “If all the women would gather here, ... all of us, together, we can save Greece!” 

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) It’s hard to ignore the most recent announcement from Toyota in the U.S.:

” At this time, we have decided to stop contributing to those members of Congress who contested the certification of certain states in the 2020 election.”

Wow! That’s a major detour for a company that soon after the January 6th insurrection had put out a squeamish statement saying that GOP members who voted against Electoral College certification “might not” be included in the usual largess of Toyota’s political contributions.

It was almost a fiscal slap on the wrist but . . .

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