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Entries by Dr. Peggy Drexler from 02/2012

Why Komen Is Small Potatoes

| Posted 02.06.2012 | Women

The Planned Parenthood flap will come and go in a couple of news cycles -- instructive, but ultimately harmless. But if the gains for women in the Affordable Care Act go down with the ship, it may take decades to get them back, if we can get them back at all.

And Again: Political Strategy Trumps Female Well-Being

| Posted 02.20.2012 | Women

With mounting signs that the economy is getting some traction, boiling populist rage is dialing down to a grumbling simmer. This raises the possibility of the GOP nightmare scenario: voters going into the election in a reasonably upbeat mood.

Women and Work: How Goes the Revolution?

| Posted 02.27.2012 | Women

In 30 years, women are settled in everywhere from the CEO's office to the Supreme Court to the battlefield to earth orbit. The term "first woman" that signified every breakthrough has lost its news value. There is just not that much of note to break through these days. With one exception.