The best hope for improving the lot of all women, and for closing what Wolfers and Stevenson call a “new gender gap”—measured by well-being rather than wages—is to close the leadership gap: to elect a woman president and 50 women senators; to ensure that women are equally represented in the ranks of corporate executives and judicial leaders. Only when women wield power in sufficient numbers will we create a society that genuinely works for all women. That will be a society that works for everyone.
A long read, but an excellent one, and an absolute must for all women, everywhere.
The President’s senior adviser takes the wind out of Mitt Romney’s “economic heavyweight” sails by reminding voters just how thoroughly his policies have destroyed Massachusetts’ job creation numbers.