Tag Archives: Business

Can the New York Times paywall save journalism?

TweetToday, after a short trial run with their Canadian subscribers, the New York Times will start charging for some digital content. This plan has been in the works at NYT for over a year, and has been receiving much praise and much criticism across the media world. This paywall decision is particularly important in today’s [...]
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Where are the women-run startups?

TweetIf you’ve been following this site for a few years you might now that I have a side interest in business. One of my favorite magazines these days is Inc. I like reading about the world from an entirely different perspective, and applying that to my life as a (mostly) activist. But, as we know, [...]
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Australia tackles the thorny question of quotas

TweetAs I mentioned briefly yesterday, the question of whether to introduce quotas to speed gender parity in corporate Australia has been in the news of late. Governor General Quentin Bryce, a long-time advocate for gender equality, said on Tuesday that she was in favour of instituting quotas in order to ensure that enough women were [...]
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It’s not the “year of the woman” in American business, either

TweetWhat do Apple, Bed Bath & Beyond, Blockbuster, Citigroup, Comcast, Costco, Delta Airlines, Exxon Mobil, Intel, Kohl’s, Loews, McGraw-Hill, Pepsi Bottling, RadioShack, Sysco and Virgin Media all have in common? None of these Fortune 500 companies has a single woman executive officer. The list of companies with absolutely no women in the top ranks was [...]
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Young Feminist Enterpreneur spotlight: AuH2O

Tweet I had the awesome pleasure of meeting Kate Goldwater (pictured) this weekend (actually at Jill from Feministe‘s Holiday Party). Kate and I spent an hour or so talking about entrepreneurship and feminism, specifically focusing on her business AuH2O. Kate and I are the same age (26) so I was hella impressed that she’s been [...]
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