“More Women and Foreign-Educated Executives Enter Top Ranks, Study Finds”
The face of corporate America is gradually being remade as women and professionals educated abroad enter into the top ranks of the largest corporations, according to a study in the latest Harvard Business Review.
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“Georgia created the nation’s first censorship board 61 years ago today”
The vote was unanimous. The Georgia State Assembly approved House Bill 247 on Feb. 19, 1953, with no dissent, establishing the Georgia Literature Commission. Despite being born into controversy, it lived on for 20 years surviving legal and legislative challenges until the administration of then-Gov. Jimmy Carter defanged it, setting off its slow death.
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“A visual history of President Obama’s economic policy”
This week the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers released a report marking the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reconstruction Act — the economic stimulus passed at the beginning of President Obama’s term. Much criticized by Republicans, the stimulus was one of the most significant pieces of economic policymaking in generations. The CEA report was designed to tout the merits of the stimulus and the follow-up legislation, but it also provides a neat visual history of Obama’s response to the economic crisis he confronted when he came into office and the meager recovery he presided over.
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