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Nicklaus: Biden spending plan is insurance against economic disaster
President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus, accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris, in the White House Thursday.
Work From Home Has the Power to Advance Equality—or Set It Back
Employers that ignore potential pitfalls could inadvertently intensify office biases.
WashU Expert: A historic opportunity to combat systemic racism
‘Lots of our political disputes focus on how to slice the pie, but enlarging the pie is half the problem’
Intensive Care: What Makes a ‘Good’ Parent?
Professor Ishizuka discusses his parenting study on parenting behaviors with The New York Times.
Sociologist, Author On 'Making Motherhoood Work' For Highly Stressed American Moms
Collins spoke with On Second Thought host Virginia Prescott about her research.
Why American Moms Can’t Get Enough Expert Parenting Advice
Caitlyn Collins writes in the Atlantic about women's struggle to balance work and family life.
America is not for mothers
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch op-ed shares ideas from Caitlyn Collins' book "Making Motherhood Work."
Flexible working for parents is great. But child-free people need it, too
Caitlyn Collins explores how work and family tensions are exacerbated by both a long-hours culture and what she sees as society’s dismissive attitudes towards care-giving in The Guardian.
Why U.S. Working Moms – And Are So Stressed What To Do About It
Caitlyn Collins discusses working moms, stress, and resolutions on HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review.
Why it matters that Beto O’Rourke said he 'sometimes' helps his wife raise their 3 kids
Caitlyn Collins on the unequal division of labor and its disastrous consequences for women on Good Morning America.
How Organizations Are Failing Black Workers — and How to Do Better
Adia Harvey Wingfield writes for the Harvard Business Review about how organizations are failing Black workers and how to do better.
Roxana grad returns to St. Louis to raise millions to boost area schools
“The fragmented nature of the region presents particular challenges to educational reform, especially if that reform is interested in lessening inequality,” said Odis Johnson Jr., an associate professor in Washington University’s sociology and education departments and director of its education graduate studies program. He welcomed the idea of one website that would offer students the full range of their options to make informed choices, but he said he’s curious how the organization will engage existing schools.
The Return of the Strike
"Nor is Washington University’s Rosenfeld ready to declare a substantial reversal in the downward trend in strikes. But he can envision something of an increase. “We know that successful strikes breed other strikes,” Rosenfeld says. “When the only models around end in disaster, other unions and workers are going to watch and think, ‘We’re not taking that chance.’ But when, say, teachers in Oklahoma see their West Virginia colleagues walking out and winning substantial pay increases, there is a contagion effect. They start to believe, ‘Hey, we can do that, too.’”