Music streaming giant Spotify has just announced a new global parental leave policy that is reasonable, necessary, and makes Amazon’s recent foray into more family-friendly leave policies look like the half-baked publicity fart it almost definitely was.
As many of us are well aware, Valerie Jarrett is one of President Barack Obama's senior advisors and most trusted confidantes. She's Assistant to the President for Engagement and Intergovernment Affairs, chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls and Co-Chair of the White House Task Force to Protect Students…
President Obama is headed to Orlando to start a national push to close that pesky gender wage gap and talk to the ladies about the economy. Hopefully someone requests subsidized tampons or free pad dispensers, you know, something useful.
Have you heard? Michelle Obama is a jealous, controlling bitch who, above all, hates Oprah for every reason listed in the ancient Book of Female Stereotypes. And everyone knows it is literally not possible for two powerful women to be friends.
Hey, GQ has put out a new list of "The 50 Most Powerful People in Washington," and there's some good news: A lady is in the top ten. To absolutely no one's surprise, the woman is Hillary Clinton, bad-ass Secretary of State and all around powerful person extraordinaire. She landed the number five spot.
Today is V-Day — Valerie Day, that is. And lucky Val inspires nothing if not love.
This weekend's New York Times Magazine cover story is an in-depth profile of the awesomeness that is Valerie Jarrett, and the worst anyone can find to say about her is that she doesn't care whose toes she tramples on.
Yesterday, President Barack Obama created the White House Council on Women and Girls and made adviser Valerie Jarrett its head. Apparently, we're all supposed to be mad as hell and unwilling to take it anymore.
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- Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is free tonight on $4,500 bail and has absolutely no intention of resigning after being indicted on massive corruption and extortion charges. [CNN, Politico, Chicago Tribune]
- Barack Obama said he'd had no contact with Blagojevich over the Senatorial appointment Blagojevich apparently…