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07/31/2014 - 8:49pm

    The only way to stop the current attacks by the Republicans on women's rights is to use the vote to make a difference. For me the hypocrisy makes it all the worse. It is politics of the worse sort.

    There can be no doubt that a major opening for women to participate in the business and civic life is the ability to...

07/31/2014 - 8:07pm

    Narcissists don’t happen to be particularly nice people. They preen. They grab. And they never ever really feel our pain.

    Extremely self-centered people, some fascinating new business school research shows, also don’t make for particularly effective...

07/31/2014 - 8:06pm

    Let us now praise anonymous sources.

    The new White House press secretary got into a familiar old spat with the White House press corps the other day over the use of anonymous sources.

    Josh Earnest -- has there ever been a...

07/31/2014 - 8:03pm

    Arizona's execution of double-murderer Joseph Wood marked the fourth time this year that a state failed to dispatch a convict efficiently, according to the Constitution Project, a bipartisan legal group.

    Gov. Jan Brewer, a 69-year-old Republican, said she ordered...

07/21/2014 - 1:42am

    Yes, women won the vote in 1920 but never let it be said it was given. It was a hard struggle that did not, could not, stop because, as we were to learn, it was only the first step, continuing today. Despite what has been achieved the current political climate makes it quite clear that this is certainly no time...

07/21/2014 - 1:40am

    Marc Carlson, a senior manager at Ernst & Young in Detroit, took two weeks of the company's standard paid parental leave for dads when his daughter, Rebecca, was born last year. Then, when his wife, Diana, went back to work as a physician, Carlson declared himself the primary caregiver and took the...

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