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Writers are influenced and shaped by the literature of other writers. And while the books of one's youth and young adulthood are most prominent in this formation process, writers continue to grow and evolve across a lifetime as they discover additional literature. These are the...

My favorite female writers span several genres, and each woman has distinguished herself as a master of her craft. If the ones who are still living got together to form their own literature faculty, the school would be without rival: Toni Morrison, author of...

Liberal, open-minded men? We'll be increasingly effective as allies if we learn to couple our passion with the best critical thinking we can muster. In the 1991 movie Defending Your Life, advertising executive Daniel Miller (played by Albert Brooks) dies tragically and arrives in the "afterlife,"...

The media's bias against powerful women, whether they're politicians or business leaders, is so entrenched that the average person is anesthetized to it and won't easily spot it in action. The fight for women's equality would be easier if the patriarchy was simply confined to ostensible...

Technological disruption (think Big Data, algorithms, and biotechnology such as Artificial Intelligence aka AI) is changing economies, industries, individual companies, and specific jobs at breakneck speed. Can a person who still has decades of work ahead of them possibly keep up? I believe there are six...

As you ponder your obligatory 2019 "New Year Resolutions," consider a helpful alternative from Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Work Week. In his latest newsletter, Ferriss advises readers to  embrace a “past year review," or "PYR," instead, which he asserts is "more informed, valuable,...

Liberal, open-minded men: In order to make significant, lasting change for women's rights and opportunities, we need a massive blue wave of voting across 2020, culminating in the general election. Maybe you're asking questions such as "Where do I start?" and "How can I make a...

The 2020 Election presents two clear-cut options: return to the regressive legislation and policies of the Republican House, or build upon this year's blue wave that put the U.S. House of Representatives back in the hands of the Democrats. This is not a time for complacency....

The 2020 Election presents two clear-cut options: continue the regressive legislation and policies of Republican-led state legislatures, or make a seismic shift toward a more progressive, inclusive America. In 2020, six GOP governors are up for reelection and one is retiring, which is an incredible...

The 2020 Election presents two clear-cut options: continue the regressive legislation, policies, and judicial appointments of the Trump administration and Republican U.S. Senate, or make a seismic shift toward a more progressive, inclusive America. The U.S. Senate races will feature 32 incumbents up for re-election,...