Tag Archives: gender equality

SPECIAL NOTICE – RECOMMENDED READING ADDITIONS

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.

Convergence

Convergence. The coming together of things. “Things”, much like “stuff”; what convenient words. Over the past fortnight (including publishing day for this piece) I experienced a convergence of things and events through fortune not prowess and they all had an impact that I would like to share with you today.

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Further Evidence

Perhaps I’ve stumbled upon a new theme for Sunday articles. Today I want to write of the biggest political outrage of the week just passed – and there were plenty of candidates. Sadly, this one received little press.

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