News About Inequality - September 2008
'Facebook for Suits'
'Study Ties Wage Disparities To Outlook on Gender Roles'
- The Washington Post, September 22, 2008
Men with egalitarian attitudes about the role of women in society earn significantly less on average than men who hold more traditional views about women's place in the world, according to a study being reported today.
'A Bigger World'
- The Economist, September 18, 2008
Globalisation is entering a new phase, with emerging-market companies now competing furiously against rich-country ones. Matthew Bishop (interviewed here) asks what that will mean for capitalism.
'Retro Identity Politics'
- The New York Times, September 12, 2008
The twin doctrines of identity politics and political correctness were at the peak of their influence when I arrived at college in 1986, part of the class born during that horrific year when Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were assassinated in a span of nine weeks.