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Heroine With a Thousand Faces: The Rise of the Female Savior

April 9, 2012

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Male hero figures abound in our culture. But lately, they just don’t seem to be getting the job done. Photo Credit: shutterstock By Lynn Parramore, AlterNet Posted on April 8, 2012, Printed on April 9, 2012 http://www.alternet.org/story/154784/heroine_with_a_thousand_faces%3A_the_rise_of_the_female_savior Hard times were made for heroes. In the face of oppression, it’s natural to want a savior – […]

Women In Business: Why You Don’t Have To Be ‘More Like A Man’ To Get Ahead

February 16, 2012

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Posted: 02/15/2012By Kristen Houghton “Why can’t a woman be more like a man?” sings Professor Higgins in the musical “My Fair Lady”. Charming as the song is, I can’t help but be offended. And in Higgins’ misguided opinion, women fall far short of the male animal. What would the good prof think of women today […]

What Borgen and The Iron Lady tell us about women in power

January 10, 2012

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Both new Danish political drama Borgen and Thatcher biopic The Iron Lady show us there is still no clear map for women in politics Kira Cochrane guardian.co.uk, Monday 9 January 2012 Sidse Babett Knudsen as Birgitte Nyborg Christensen in Borgen. Photograph: BBC/DR/Mike Kollsffel For anyone wanting to see a woman politician operating at the top […]