Gender Issues: Saudi Working Women

What a difference a job makes! In Saudi Arabia, although many women still need a man’s “yes,” for most major and minor decisions ranging from marrying to mall shopping, a recent decree from King Abdullah opened some professional doors. For…

Female or Male Leftovers?

For Chinese women, success can be a problem. China’s working women are becoming more affluent. And perhaps for that reason, there has been a backlash. The single, intelligent, successful female has been maligned by the All-China Women’s Federation, a state feminist…

Gas Tax or CAFE?

The goal is energy conservation. But what is the best way? During the end of August, our newest fuel economy standards were announced. Now CAFE, our Corporate Average Fuel Economy mandate, is close to 29 miles per gallon. The goal…

Augusta National Golf Club and Women

With Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore soon to become the Augusta National Golf Club’s first female members, I keep thinking about how women have become more valuable. The reason takes us back to the family. Assume for a moment that a…