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Lean On Me

Lean On Me

My new friend and sister in the trenches is Shay Chan Hodges, the author of Lean On and Lead, Mothering and Work in the 21st Century Economy, which presents new perspectives on families and the future of work through a collection of twenty-six interviews and deep-diving interactive data.  The primary thesis of Lean On and Lead is that [...]

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The US Supreme Court vs. Moms

The US Supreme Court vs. Moms

In the past 24 hours I’ve come across three items in two major newspapers that are totally unrelated, but in light of each other, suggest to me that women’s status in the US may be sliding back faster than it is moving forward.  Maybe you’ll agree? The first is an column by Dana Milbank, a [...]

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Child Care is Unskilled Labor?

Kelly Coyle DiNorcia is the author of this post.  Her bio is here with another piece she wrote several weeks ago.   In the car the other day, I was listening to NPR.  Brian Lehrer was interviewing Robert Guest, the global business editor of The Economist and author of the new book, Borderless Economics:  Chinese Sea Turtles, Indian Fridges [...]

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Women’s Empowerment in an Age of Illness, Part 2

This is the second of a two part series by guest blogger, Ginger Garner, an educator and expert in medical therapeutic yoga and women’s health. Her full bio can be found in the introduction to Part 1. In the last post, I discussed the health related reasons that cause women to be put at a [...]

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