Tag Archives: End of Men

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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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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Dummkopf Chronicles

A trip down nostalgia lane: One summer when  I was about ten, my parents rented a house for us on the ocean in Annisquam MA. Every day for a month, my older sister and I watched our little brothers and … Continue reading

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Reports of the End of Men Are Greatly Exaggerated

Here’s today’s TIME.com column I co-authored with my husband, Nicholas Christakis. Is It Really the End of Men? There are downsides to pitting the sexes in a constant, one-up, one-down battle for supremacy. It’s a story as old as Aristophanes’ Lysistrata, the … Continue reading

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