Friday, March 16, 2012

A fall to cheer

For the first time ever, the number of poor people is declining everywhere.

The past four years have seen the worst economic crisis since the 1930s and the biggest food-price increases since the 1970s. That must surely have swollen the ranks of the poor. Wrong.

Read more in the Economist. (Thanks, Tony)

Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

"It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition and deeply rooted barriers." Read more in the NYT .