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Parity at Home, Parity at Work

Lars Gert Lose | Posted 04.07.2016 | World
Lars Gert Lose

Photo credit: Larry vs Harry Who is picking up when and where? Who will stay home with the kids when they are sick? And who is going to take care of ...

The Shard Building

Sylvana Storey | Posted 04.04.2016 | Business
Sylvana Storey

The Shard is an iconic skyscraper in London that is completely surrounded by glass and this metaphor better encapsulates the predicament and reality that women from ethnic minorities face.

America Needs More Commercial Wireless Spectrum Yesterday...And That's Not Soon Enough

Senator Catherine Pugh | Posted 11.02.2015 | Technology
Senator Catherine Pugh

What is the best hope for equality in America? If there's a North Star, it is technology and especially wireless - the first of any kind of technology in which African Americans and Latinos are the leaders in adoption and informed use.

Inquiring Minds Want to Know "Why?"

Eve Ellis | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Eve Ellis

Why do companies with gender diverse boards perform better? As the portfolio manager of a strategy which seeks to benefit from this fact,* I am ofte...

Will Bitcoins Become the People's Federal Reserve?

Fred Lundgren | Posted 05.23.2014 | Money
Fred Lundgren

Henry Ford said, "It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there wou...

First Step Toward Mental Health

Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D.

Mental health parity will amount to significant savings in overall health care costs. Earlier intervention in mental health care will save taxpayers billions of dollars and could save the lives of an untold number of young people -- including many among our returning military forces.

Resisting This Could Cut Your Cancer Risk In Half, Study Says

Posted 12.14.2012 | Black Voices

Those bright eyes and chubby cheeks may be hard to resist, but researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle have good reason...

Vote as If Your Very Life Depended on It: It Does

Lisa Solod | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Lisa Solod

Were rich men like Romney and Ryan reduced to the kind of life that the huge majority of Americans live, would they dance to a different tune? Would the realization of how fragile life is when one has very little money sink in? Or is even imagining that scenario unthinkable?

Equality and Parity

Rhoda P. Curtis | Posted 10.15.2011 | Women
Rhoda P. Curtis

I am questioning the idea of equality when it applies to equality of opportunity for women, and to the idea of equality in human relationships in general.

Men Behaving Badly: It's Not All Bad For Us

Marie Wilson | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Marie Wilson

Recent tales of sexual abuse and impropriety has come a very powerful blowback: intolerance of these abuses, and the conversation we are all now having about sex and power.

Pakistan and the India-US Entente

Aparna Pande | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aparna Pande

Pakistan's leaders have long portrayed American attempts to build ties with India as a betrayal. And although this desire for parity is not new, it has never benefited them.

Parity Lives in NFL in a Year Without a Cap

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

My sense is that the much-discussed parity in the NFL today will fade into a discussion of a handful of teams well positioned for a playoff run. Parity lives, but only a little while longer.

Do Women Need Their Own Space?

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Indra Adnan

Working alongside the men, rather than in the room next door, seemed to us the best way to reach the Downing Street Project's goal -- not just the women.