Posts tagged "Economics"

June 28th, 2012

Why Women Still Can't Have It All - The Atlantic

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.  

March 19th, 2012

David Axelrod: 'I do watch him parading around the state as the economic heavy weight and it’s the same pitch that he made in 2002 to the people of Massachusetts, and what happened? Massachusetts went from 10th in the nation in job creation to 47th, their debt went up 16.5 percent — if he thinks he’s the economic heavyweight, he must be looking in a fun house mirror.'


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.

(Source: manicchill)