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Money & Careers

Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore…

By Kathleen Rogers
The state of California will issue IOUs to its business vendors, students awaiting financial aid payments, and taxpayers expecting refund checks. When I first read this story, I had to check the calendar – was it April 1? No, this April Fool’s joke is exactly three months late. I am reminded of my childhood, playing the Game of Life with friends,…
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Money & Careers

Patricia Yarberry Allen: Economy Worries, Hard Realities

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
I am worried. This is not an unusual state for me, as friends and colleagues will agree. Often, my worries can be assuaged by thoughtful preparation or action.  The worries of these days have left me in a state of paralysis. Every day I speak to dozens of people, professionally or socially or just out in the business of daily…
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News · Politics

Women’s Leadership News, from Iceland to the Catholic Church

By Chris Lombardi
This weekend, between swine flu, the revelations about torture memos by former officials, and the football draft, lurked two more stories about women stepping in and stepping up. In Iceland, voters overwhelming selected as prime minister Johanna Sigurdardottir, who’d first taken the job in February, replacing David Oddsson, who’d shepherded the nation into a free-market bankruptcy: Sigurdarsdottir, who has been…
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