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Violent Video Games Reveal the Dark Side of Play

Mary Flanagan | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Mary Flanagan

Released last fall and created with a budget of more than $100 million, Rockstar Games boasted $1 billion in sales in the first three days of a game that pushes social boundaries by allowing players to kill, steal and destroy in exquisite ways, albeit virtually.

J.C. Penney's Overcompensated Ex-CEO Still Sinking Its Stock

Denise Mattson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Denise Mattson

From the Pope to billionaires, people are beginning to reject today's popular CEO compensation formula as unjust. There is no reason other than greed to explain how one human's contribution can be worth more than the contribution of 1,000.

New Campaign Breaks GOP Silence on Environment

Anna Clark | Posted 12.02.2012 | Green
Anna Clark

How did we get to the point of petitioning for a single question about how the U.S. will handle a planetary threat girded by overwhelming scientific consensus?

Anita Hill: Still Standing Up and Speaking Out

Michele Weldon | Posted 11.28.2012 | Women
Michele Weldon

As a journalist I wrote about the bravery of so many others -- Hill was just one of hundreds of women I profiled and opined about. I spoke openly of their bravery. I was not ready to own mine.

Are Boy Bylines Better Than Girl Bylines?

Michele Weldon | Posted 06.06.2012 | Media
Michele Weldon

Do we have to resort to using initials in our bylines so our gender is hidden in order to get published, lauded, hired or promoted?

Happy Good Idea Year

Michele Weldon | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Michele Weldon

Maybe the idea was just to say yes to an instinct. Or to stop saying no to a fear. For me, each one of these ideas has been life-changing.

Founder Of The OpEd Project: Invest In Women's Brainpower

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

Katie Orenstein, founder of The OpEd Project, is helping expand the range of voices we hear in the world, with a particular focus on increasing the number of women 's voices.

The OpEd Project: Amplifying Women's Voices in the Media

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

When the voices on the op-ed pages aren't reflecting the diversity of our country, it becomes just a small percentage of the population who is feeding the national (and global) conversation.