James Livingston in Aeon. So this Great Recession of ours … is a moral crisis as well as an economic catastrophe. You might even say it’s a spiritual impasse, because it makes us ask what social scaffolding other than work will permit the construction of character – or whether character itself is something we mustContinue reading “THREE HUNDRED AND NINETY EIGHT”
This post from Valerie Aurora, Mary Gardiner and Leigh Honeywell is so perfect. In addition to the long list of powerful and important recommendations for doing away with “rock star” culture they’ve put forward, there’s one small thing I’d like to add. But first, read “No More Rock Stars.” Done? Okay. Now this. In a world runContinue reading “THREE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FIVE”
From the Harvard Business Review: In my view, the main reason for the uneven management sex ratio is our inability to discern between confidence and competence. That is, because we (people in general) commonly misinterpret displays of confidence as a sign of competence, we are fooled into believing that men are better leaders than women.Continue reading “TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY”
The CBC is asking how you’ll remember the massacre of fourteen women that happened on this day in 1989 and almost all ofthe responses are from women. So, to the men in my life: please take a moment today to talk about their deaths to your male friends, brothers, and the boys who look upContinue reading “ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY SIX”
Columbia, Gender Issues in the College Classroom. Put the ponytail on the other one.