This week’s hullabaloo in the world of women’s work is Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In. It’s pretty clear to all that progress in that field requires a combination of policy change and women stepping up and giving their all to get
Led by reports of zero US job growth in August, in a national context of big pushes to roll back workers’ bargaining rights, this Labor Day is signifying hard. So much to say, so much of it deeply irritating, I’m
Up until recently, women’s work has been largely limited to bearing and rearing the workforce for free, because they had no other option. But when sex and babies cease to be directly linked, business and government risk losing their major underwriter—the moms, if they don’t offer of family-supportive policies for women who want to combine work and childrearing.
While the headlines have rightly focused on the gay breakthrough, Annise Parker’s ascension to the mayor’s office also makes Houston the biggest U.S. city with a substantial history of female leadership.