How sexism makes the economy worse

Betsy Stevenson, a professor at the University of Michigan and former chief economist for the US Department of Labor, told me that when she hit her mid-40s, she had an “aha moment.” “I was thinking, It’s great that I’ve reached this point in my career where I’m becoming more established. It’s very liberating,” she told … Read more

Don’t cancel Amy Coney Barrett’s book

Stephen L Carter Kudos to Penguin Random House for sticking to its plan to publish a book by Judge Amy Coney Barrett despite a petition from hundreds of people who work at the publication arguing that the company should cancel the volume due to the author’s vote to overturn Roe v. Wade. Some of the … Read more

Schubert’s story, coming to a bookstore near you | News

The Beverly-Schubert phenomenon spawned a merchandise craze that included T-shirts, sugar cookies, ice cream, and chocolates. Now the story of the charismatic gray seal is expanding into the field of literature. There are now at least two children’s books available based on Schubert’s adventures, both written by Beverly residents. One is by Stanley Foreman, the … Read more

Bad medicine: Inflation hits healthcare | health

The rising costs of Medicare and health insurance may be the next tiring inflation shoe to hit the US economy. The rise in health care costs will be another boost to inflation-weary consumers already struggling with higher prices for groceries, energy and housing. Health care increases could extend beyond the current wave of inflation with … Read more

Wall Street’s Big Secret Won’t Tell You About Investing

(Ryan Downey) Investors can learn valuable lessons from Wall Street, but professionals aren’t always eager to reveal their secrets. Fortunately, there is one common misconception in the stock market that isn’t hard to correct — and it happens to be linked to some of the more costly mistakes retail investors make. Keep this “secret” in … Read more

The demolition of the old city market is expected to begin in December | Western Colorado

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Waco Family Medicine Opens the Way for $61 Million Center

Waco Family Medicine officials, area politicians, and celebrities Chip and Joanna Gaines laid the foundation stone Thursday for a $61 million central facility for the nonprofit Medical Services Foundation that will replace the existing facility at its current location at 1600 Colcord Street. Waco Family Medicine officials, local elected leaders, and celebrities Chip and Joanna … Read more

The US-Saudi oil conflict disturbs global politics and energy markets

font size A man stands under the US and Saudi flags before US President Joe Biden’s visit, in a plaza in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on July 14, 2022. Amr Nabil / AFP / Shutterstock About the author: Karen E Young Senior fellow at Columbia University’s Center for Global Energy Policy. It seems that US-Saudi relations … Read more

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine creates a STEM-focused master’s program

The RegenMed Hub in downtown Winston-Salem now features a new master’s degree program Focuses on educating future generations of STEM professionals and business leaders in the field of regenerative medicine. The program represents a collaboration between Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the university’s Institute of Regenerative Medicine within the Innovation Quarter. STEM stands … Read more

The Help Association hosts a letter writing campaign

The Tulsa Aid Association keeps things simple in its efforts to support Operation School Bell, its signature program that benefits Tulsa students. Rather than spending the time and expense of hosting some sort of fundraising event, the Help League instead organizes a letter writing campaign throughout October, where participants can send personal messages to family, … Read more