The first in a series of interviews with female thought leaders across the country and political spectrum! CAP President Neera Tanden on why she became a progressive leader and what the future holds for progressive politics in the U.S.Watch Video
A record 11 women are up in 2018, with 10 being Democrats. Cuts to after school programs and more money for school choice and religious schools. A problem usually thought of only happening in far off lands actually occurs in the US as well.Watch Video
The Education Secretary’s speech was met with protest by students. Senate Republicans defended their all-male panel. Skepticism as almost 90% of campuses reported 0 sexual assaults. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Francesca Chambers, Erin Matson, Anneke E. GreenWatch Video
The new healthcare law was heavily criticized by Democrats, but Republicans say the final bill will be improved. New rules about comp time vs. overtime pay arouse controversy. Hillary & Ivanka, more alike than you may think?Watch Video
The gender pay gap has shown up in seemingly every job there is: Tech workers. Scientists. Even male nurses make more than their female peers. But in one occupation — one at the very tiptop of Corporate America — the median woman has consistently earned more than the median man. It's the corner office of the country's largest public companies: chief executives of S&P 500 corporations.
A group dedicated to getting more women into tech roles has cut ties with Uber, according to a new report. In a letter from the Anita Borg Institute obtained by Recode, the group told the ride-hailing company that their partnership was over due to “continuing allegations that Uber faces about the treatment of women employees as well as other business issues.”
A popular Texas movie theater that doesn’t shy from controversy decided to turn a screening of the new “Wonder Woman” movie into a jam-packed celebration with a single rule: “No boys allowed.”
When Ukip can elect a three-time Nobel laureate and Olympic champion in figure skating as its leader and still continue to nosedive in the polls, you would think it might consider it unwise to ban potential Ukip supporters from entering the country. But Paul Nuttall, like his political hero Trigger from Only Fools and Horses, has never been a slave to conventional wisdom.
The first in our series of interviews with female thought leaders across the country and political spectrum! We interviewed Neera Tanden, who tells us why she became a progressive leader and what the future holds for progressive politics in the United States. Click read more from some highlights from our interview!Read More »
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This is for you, Keesha, laboring away in a windowless cubicle in Nashville to enable my new cell phone to work in France. This required two hours of ceaseless effort that included translating the questions of a higher-up male with an impenetrable East Indian accent, leaving me wrung out but never denting Keesha’s humor and calm competence.Read More »
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