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Don't Underestimate the Quiet Ones

Anne Mosle | Posted 06.13.2012 | Women
Anne Mosle

A woman in a very prominent -- and historically very male -- job forced a national conversation about respect and equality. And she did it without ever saying a word.

Memo to My Friends: It's Time for Change at Those Exclusionary Clubs

Jeff Greene | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports
Jeff Greene

As sure as the azaleas bloom, the Masters golf tournament reminds us that Augusta National Golf Club still discriminates against women. As members squirm, some of us who frequent the world's poshest private enclaves are delighted to see the prejudice practiced at Augusta drawing attention anew.

What the Masters Flap Can Teach Us About Politics

Matthew Dowd | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Matthew Dowd

Don't we want to know how Romney or Obama is going to create a better environment where women can have the choice -- to stay at home and raise a family or go to work full-time and not be judged on whether they are a good mom, or be given more flex time to do both?

Augusta Chairman Won't Comment On Female Membership Controversy

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 06.04.2012 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jabbed, prodded and poked repeatedly about a topic that never really goes away, Billy Payne wouldn't budge. Faced with questions...

Big Blue's Big Bind

Martha Burk | Posted 06.03.2012 | Business
Martha Burk

Virginia Rometty is IBM's new chief as of January -- and one tradition (Augusta's boys-only policy) runs smack dab into another (giving IBM's CEO a membership along with the coveted ugly green jacket).

Could IBM CEO Be First Female Member At Augusta?

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 05.30.2012 | Sports

The stars are aligning. Phil Mickelson won at Pebble Beach, and Rory McIlroy reached No. 1 in the world. And, of course, there was Tiger Woods in Sund...

Will Augusta Finally Welcome Female Member?

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 05.29.2012 | Sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The appointment of a new chief executive at IBM has revived the debate over Augusta National's all-male membership just one week...