Category Archives: Erika @ TIME.com

Solo bylines and columns co-authored with Nicholas Christakis

What We Need To See When We Look At Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

My TIME.com piece today on the Rolling Stone cover controversy: The knee jerk boycotts in response to this week’s Rolling Stone cover story about Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar ‘Jahar’ Tsarnaev, are helping no one. If we want to break the cycle of mass homicide and terror, we … Continue reading

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Dear Sheryl Sandberg

Dear Sheryl, Here’s my TIME.com post this morning about what a bunch of slackers we ladies are for wanting to spend more time away from our jobs. (And guys: you can be slackers too, if you just get in touch … Continue reading

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The Female Labor Force Is Actually Stagnating

Here’s my view on the state of women in the workforce, from TIME.com: The announcement last week that women now comprise 40 percent of the primary ‘breadwinners’ in American households unleashed the usual reflexive responses. Attempting what looked like self-parody, Fox News … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Like Oprah?

I love Oprah! I do. I love her embrace of education and teachers. I love her books. I’m pretty sure I love her philanthropy, though I don’t know much about its effectiveness. I also have a subscription to her magazine. … Continue reading

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Are The Boy Scouts Knuckling Under?

I can always count on the anti-homosexual crowd to boost my numbers. Thanks, guys! You Christians really come out for the gays. My piece at TIME.com was the second-most emailed earlier this morning, I’m proud to report. But, perplexingly, I haven’t … Continue reading

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What the Boy Scouts Can Learn From the Girl Scouts

Here’s my take on the Boy Scouts drama here, at TIME.com: After months of delay, Boys Scouts of America (BSA) is finally voting today to overturn its ban on “openly gay” scouts (though not scout leaders—those are still verboten.) The BSA has defended its … Continue reading

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Angelina and Our Altered States

My TIME.com post today on… what else? Angelina Jolie’s disclosure of her recent preventive double mastectomy and breast reconstruction was rightly hailed as a sensible public health message to women “living under the shadow of cancer.” But the gesture may … Continue reading

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