Yesterday I added Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey Toward Equality by: Claudia Goldin and Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America by: Heather Cox Richardson to the Recommended Reading List.
Career and Family by Harvard faculty’s and recent Nobel Prize winner in Economic, Dr. Goldin, explores both the participation and compensation of women in America’s labor force over the last century or so. It is must reading especially for young women starting with high school students.
In Democracy Awakening Dr. Richardson of Boston College’s faculty provides the most comprehensive, relevant and yet interesting American history lesson I have ever experienced. In it she warns of the danger of the extreme right wing and MAGA movement in today’s America.
Timestamp: Early Tuesday afternoon.
OK, you got me. Today’s format is largely of personal convenience but I bet I’ll still justify the time you spend reading my column.
Continue reading Progressive Sweeping LII
Today I want to cover China a bit. You didn’t see that one coming, did you? It will be incomplete; I’m not an expert on the subject and there are too many facets to cover for me to do a great job in a few paragraphs. But I want China on your radar screen. Continue reading You Didn’t See This One Coming Today
I’m a nerd at heart; and a weird one at that. Numbers occasionally fascinate me and inside my head I ask myself unusual questions. The other day I wondered what the average American family’s net worth was. Upon looking it up I came experienced a “wow” moment.
Continue reading Two Stats And A Wow
You’ll have to give me about less than ten days “grace period” in order for all the examples I will cite today to be contained within the summer of 2023. That’s not much compared to the evil that men of ill will could do with them. Continue reading The Summer That Could Be