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Elizabeth Warren: Why We DO Need A New Regulatory Agency

By Women's Voices For Change
At WVFC, we’ve often highlighted the work of Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel (who’s a Harvard Law professor teaching contract law, bankruptcy and commercial law in her copious free time). Via our friends at the financial watchdog NewDeal 2.0,  today Warren — recently named one of the World’s 100 Most Influential People by TIME Magazine — presents…
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Money & Careers

Elizabeth Warren to Blow the Whistle

By Chris Lombardi
In December, WVFC cheered when we heard the first from Harvard University economist Elizabeth Warren, who’d been appointed by Congress to chair a panel overseeing the first of the government’s financial industry rescue programs, TARP (or Troubled Asset Relief Program),  This year, as TARP’s successors have been unveiled under the direction of largely male alumni of Goldman Sachs, Bank of…
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Thursday NewsMix: Depression-era depression fighter; Elizabeth Warren evaluates the bailout; Over-40 indie filmmakers honored; Foggy Bottom faux pas

By Womens Voices for Change
Split-pea soup for the soul: Diana Foote, food writer for the Treasure Coast Palm newspaper, says that anti-depressants are not what’s needed during the recession. Instead, she writes, “I suppose the erratic Dow has something to do with it, but I don’t feel safe anymore without a hambone in the freezer.”
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Politics

Courage: What the World Needs Now

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
Many of us are passive when we spot injustice. Sometimes we feel it is not our place to interfere, or that one person cannot do much of anything. People who act bravely feel it is better to take a stand, even if they may not win.
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The Wednesday Five: Women in Politics

By Women's Voices For Change
As we head into an election year, undoubtedly, women in politics continue to make headlines — both good ones and offensive ones. In this week’s Wednesday Five, we share five important articles that reflect the "State of Women in Politics."
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The Wednesday 5: Lists (not Binders) Full of Women

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday 5: women who did not "make it" until they were 40; seven women who could run for president; Fadumo Dayib, who could be Somalia’s first female presidential candidate; how women can take charge of their retirement; and a beautiful ode to our women astronomers.
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Wednesday 5: Student Loan Debt, Gender Pay Gap, Guggenheim’s All-Male Monopoly, and More

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday 5: Student loan debt is an increasing crisis for women; a new Verizon ad questions the impact of telling our girls they are pretty; Guggenheim announces an all-male monopoly (again) on its coveted rotunda space for 2015; a series of benches painted like open books are the rave in London; and a campaign explains that many girls in developing countries are deterred from going to school because of their periods.
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“The Nine” Results

By Carol Muske-Dukes
We had many worthy nominations, from Barbara Boxer to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Poet Carol Muske-Dukes now presents a truly diverse and capable team. (Now how to give them the authority they deserve?)
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