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The Moral Hazard Of Student Loan Forgiveness

It’s clear we have a student loan debt crisis on our hands, but that doesn’t mean all experts agree on how to turn things around. Where some believe student borrowers should pull up their bootstraps and pay off their loans the hard way, other experts believe existing student loan forgiveness plans …

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Why Parents Should Raise Kids to Be Generalists, Not Specialists

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”bAnd that’s different from golf./b” data-reactid=”31″>And that’s different from golf. <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”span style=font-weight:400;It’s a totally different skill than just performing known movements over and over. It turns out that you get an advantage if you’ve …

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COMMENTARY: Time’s up for mandatory high heels

I have no problem with the general concept of dress codes. And I have no problem with wearing heels, however high, by choice. (It has to be said, though, that these women often have an air of desperation about them.) What’s going to really turn the tide is a decision …

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The Problem With HR

Finally, I realized I had it all wrong. The simple and unpalatable truth is that HR isn’t bad at dealing with sexual harassment. HR is actually very good at it. In the old days, there was personnel: payroll, hiring, and—should things go terribly awry—pink slips. It was an office where …

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The subtle ways that discrimination works

PREGNANT WOMEN have limited mobility. That is obvious to anyone who has had a baby, but didn’t occur to the founders of Google when they designed their car park. When Sheryl Sandberg, then head of online sales, became pregnant in 2004, she made a simple request: parking spaces for expectant …

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Why Is It a Problem When Elite Women Athletes Celebrate?

Perhaps you watched the game. Elite women athletes thrashing the competition. A team of women athletes who had the best odds of winning the entire tournament. And despite being the favorites, the women celebrated with a level of exuberance that stirred a wide range of reactions from fans, journalists, and athletes. Along …

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