Politics and its Discontents: Justifying Poor Remuneration

Ever the big business apologist, The Globe and Mail, as reported by Operation Maple, had an article the other day by one of their newer hires, Leah Eichler, who essentially says that young workers today have it pretty good. Entitled For younger workers, perks trump pay, Eichler asserts that even though compensation may not be ...

CuriosityCat: Egypt: Significant economic argument for protecting women’s rights

Egypt in turmoil The latest draft constitution that President Morsi is trying to force through contains restrictions on the right of Egyptian women to participate in the economy of that country: Article 10 is also quite problematic for women’s rights. It retains elements of the 1971 Constitution, stating “The state shall provide free motherhood and ...

CuriosityCat: Business Boards: Move over Old Boys Networks, here come the Golden Skirts and Gold Sacks

Leah Eichler More and more we have to look to Europe for moral leadership, rather than to north America. And moral – as well as good business – guidance comes to us from Norway. Leah Eichler, the founder of Femme-o-Nomics, a networking and content portal for professional women, draws our attention in today’s Globe& Mail ...