A task force of business, government and academic leaders set out to confront obstacles that keep women from participating fully in the economy. Here are their recommendations.
By SUE SHELLENBARGER
You would think the problem would be solved by now.
Business and government leaders have been talking for decades about advancing more women to top leadership and professional roles. Young women today are entering the workforce better prepared and more ambitious than ever, with [...]
Between now and the 2012 presidential election, many pronouncements by the founding fathers—especially but not only on the subject of Christianity—will be parsed and dissected with passion by both sides. Liberals, keen to protect the American variety of secularism from what they see as a resurgence of zealotry, will stress the rationalist leanings of most of the revolution’s protagonists; religious conservatives will point out that the revolution’s foot-soldiers were generally [...]
Apple Inc. is scaling back how much information its iPhones store about where they have been and said it will stop collecting such data when consumers request it, as the company tries to quell concerns it was tracking iPhone owners.But Apple’s statements, after a week of silence on the growing controversy, raised new questions and criticism about its data-handling practices. Rep. Joe Barton (R., Texas) [...]