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Why we have too few women leaders | Sheryl Sandberg

Exposure To The Poor Makes People Less Likely To Support Taxes On The Rich

In other words, exposure to inequality seems to counterintuitively decrease support for policies designed to reduce inequality.<p>In the study, …

Investing Is More Luck Than Talent - Issue 44: Luck

Depending on which economist you ask, big inequalities in wealth are either an essential engine for growth—the reward that motivates people to work …

America’s Great Working-Class Colleges

The heyday of the colleges that serve America’s working class can often feel very long ago. It harks back to the mid-20th century, when City College of New York cost only a few hundred dollars a year and was known as the “Harvard of the proletariat.” Out West, California built an entire university …

MLK's daughter opened up about her father's legacy, and what she had to say is *so* important

If there’s anyone we should hear out when it comes to the state of race relations in the U.S., it’s MLK’s daughter. MLK’s daughter, Rev. Bernice …

Black Lives Matter

Poor paying the price as the cost of justice goes up

<b>COLLEGE STATION, Texas --</b> The cost of justice has been going up.<p>Many states are imposing crippling fines as a way to close budget gaps. Those who …

School officials denounce racist petition that spoke of ‘supreme White race’

By Donna St. George<p>Donna St. George<p>Reporter covering education<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A white supremacist petition that circulated at a Maryland high school on Friday described African Americans as a “scourge,” said they “invented” rape, stealing and basketball, and spoke of “the supreme White race.” …

Rights & Freedoms

D44TBC – Cape Verde | DX-World

Raul, EA2SS will be active from Sal, Cape Verde as <b>D44TBC</b> between November 19-28, 2016. QRV on 20 & 30m. QSL via H/c or eQSL.

Cape Verde

FKA twigs And Nike Want You To Believe In More

So, do ya?<p>FKA twigs is here to help you not only stick to that new year resolution of becoming your best self but to also look as good as possible while doing it.<p>After teasing her collaboration with Nike yesterday, the official campaign has arrived in all its inspiring aggro glory. It features …

IAAF about to scrap all past Athletics World Records? Key debate begins - IBTimes India

Usain Bolt, Jesse Owens and others may lose their glory as a fresh start in athletics could dawn upon.<p>The International Association of Athletics …

Racism Is Real • BRAVE NEW FILMS

Racism

In US, More Adults Identifying as LGBT

In 2016, 4.1% of American adults identified as LGBT, up from 3.5% in 2012. An estimated 10 million adults identify as LGBT in the U.S. Millennials …

Racial Justice Cannot Happen Without Gender Equality

For most of my adult life I’ve been a journalist and writer blessed, or possibly cursed, to witness some of the worst things imaginable done by human …

Sexist websites are ‘ruining lives’ of women on Instagram exposing them as 'escorts and prostitutes'

Glamorous women living luxurious lifestyles are not too hard to find on Instagram - most of them have thousands of followers who love their snaps of …

Trump won, but feminism survives. Here’s what we must do next

For most of 2016, feminism seemed to be thriving. Powerful, complex women were beamed into our living rooms every evening on <i>Scandal</i>, <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, <i>The Good Wife</i>, <i>House of Cards</i> and a long list of other shows. Beyoncé, Adele, and Rihanna were mainstays on the pop charts (and are dominating …

The Balkan Nights

“The Balkan Nights” is a story about fatigue, uncertainty, and the hope of refugees and migrants who are making their way toward their dream of a new country. It explores the route through the Balkans and the refugees’ interactions with locals—including the shared suspicion, discomfort, and fear, …

Open Borders

How Women Undermine Themselves With Words

Tara Mohr’s first piece for goop—Why Women Criticize Each Other—resonated deeply, explaining not only why we sometimes rush to judge each other, but …

Obama name-checked democracy 20 times in his farewell speech, more than the last 15 presidents combined

In a 51-minute farewell address from Chicago’s McCormick Place, US president Barack Obama on Jan. 10 thanked his family, called for an end to filter bubbles, and issued a plea for Americans to embrace their citizenship. Vice president Joe Biden also gave a perfectly Joe Biden salute.<p>Although …

On parliamentary equality the UK is 48th. It could learn from No 1: Rwanda | Minna Salami

The UK ranks 48th in the world for parliamentary gender equality. The benefits enjoyed by countries with more female MPs show why this must change<p>If a new law proposed this week were already in place, there would be about 300 women instead of the 192 currently in the House of Commons. Which is why …

A Transgender Teenager Documented Her Gender Confirmation Surgery

Gender confirmation surgery is still very much misunderstood. Because it's misunderstood, it leads to a sense of mystery around the surgery that perpetuates stigma, and a whole bunch of often-inappropriate comments or questions. To help people understand what <i>really</i> goes on after a transgender …