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GREATEST HITS

ForbesWoman Columns
First-person columns on a women’s issues, with topics ranging from nannies to breast cancer.

The Giving Chain
How Helping Women Helps the World
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ForbesWoman Magazine

Gun Fight, Revisited
One year later, the Supreme Court’s decision in District of Columbia v. Heller
doesn’t seem to have had a major impact on the nation’s gun laws.
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Washington Lawyer

Transparency in Government?
How missing emails, never-recorded IMs and Vice President Cheney’s insistence that his office is not really part of the Executive Branch are impacting government transparency.
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Washington Lawyer

Universal Healthcare
How local governments are experimenting with universal healthcare.
Washington Lawyer

No Child Left Behind
Six years and $150 billion later, it hasn't satisfied many.
Washington Lawyer

Food Fight
How an attack against Oreos led many local governments to ban trans fats.
Washington Lawyer

The Model Minority Myth
Stereotypes and suicide among Asian American youth.
Wall Street Journal

To Be or Not to Be: The Ethics of Biotechnology
Gametes for sale, designer babies, and the art of giving birth after your own death.
Lots of things are legal in the brave new world of biotechnology.
Washington Lawyer Magazine

The Making of an Executive
An executive coach helps a chief technologist to learn the ways of the boardroom.
CIO Decisions Magazine

A Wife's Higher Pay Can Test a Marriage
The tale of a Blauvelt, N.Y. couple and how her pay strained their marriage.
Wall Street Journal

Mister McLeod's Neighborhood
Behind the name tag and junior high school homilies lurks telecom's next titan.
Red Herring Magazine

Steering Clear of Vendor Bribes
Dinner, drinks, tickets, free computers.
How ethical CIOs decide when a favor is a bribe.
CIO Decisions Magazine

Mutiny at Morrison Knudsen
There is no doubt that Bill Agee was intensely disliked.
By the first week of December, each of the 11 directors had received a letter
from an anonymous band of mutinous managers ...
Wall Street Journal

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FUN & GAMES

See Spot Appeal
The tale of a Santa Barbara, Calif. pitbull on death row.
Reprinted in "Dressing for Dinner in the Naked City and Other Tales From
The Wall Street Journal's "Middle Column", Hyperion, 1994).
Wall Street Journal

Quicken Addiction
Personal obsessions meet the personal computer.
Wall Street Journal

Truffles from California?
Deep in Northern California's marijuana country,
two hippies say they've figured out how to grow truffles on non-French soil.
Wall Street Journal

Con Man
A self-professed con man wants to confess, but nobody cares.
San Francisco Chronicle

Spell Check
The company that aims to 'go overboard' with Internet features... can't spell "Internet."
Wall Street Journal

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SOCIETY

White Majority, White Minority
A "Not Quite White" looks ahead at the demographic shift, and what it means for our children.
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Lessons On Teaching Children Gratitude
Screening videos of poor children scavenging through garbage dumps isn’t working.
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ForbesWoman

The Spirit of Brown?
Assigning students by race: is it racial balancing or racial discrimination?
The Supreme Court considers.
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Washington Lawyer

Older Drivers
A Wall Street Journal analysis of fatal accident data shows just how dangerous they are.
Wall Street Journal

A Wife's Higher Pay can Test a Marriage
The tale of a Blauvelt, N.Y. couple and how her pay strained their marriage.
Wall Street Journal

The New Draft Dodgers
Wesleyan students take steps to dodge the draft before it happens.
Wall Street Journal

The Model Minority Myth
Stereotypes and suicide among Asian American youth.
Wall Street Journal

Rush Hours
Two jobs and two kids is almost too much for the Mathis family.
Wall Street Journal

Student Literacy
Romeo and Juliet is OK, but conference calls and teen magazines are better.
Wall Street Journal

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WORKPLACE
 

Tripping Over Wireless
Sometimes work gets done in the most unlikely of places.
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Race in the Workplace
For black men, success solves few problems
Wall Street Journal

Overworked Americans
The tolls of excessive overtime in America's steel industry.
Wall Street Journal

Beat the Clock
How managers handle time differently on the West and East coasts.
Wall Street Journal

Ethics Hotlines
Some tipsters find that calling their company's ethics hotline can sabotage their jobs.
Wall Street Journal

Deceptive Resumes
Many people like to embellish, but James Fang went too far.
Wall Street Journal

Toy Makers on Retreat
Corporate America resorts to retreats to wring more ideas out of workers.
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PROFILES

Helene Gayle, Beth Brooke and Melanne Verveer
How three American women are changing the world. ForbesWoman magazine
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Clark McLeod
Behind the name tag and junior high school homilies lurks telecom's next titan.
Red Herring Magazine

Louis Rossetto Jr.
Wired Magazine reflects the quirks of its founder.
Wall Street Journal

Larry Drake
The tale of a black executive on the fast track in white corporate America.
Wall Street Journal

John Dobson
An atomic-bomb-maker-turned-monk is on a mission to help the masses make telescopes from scratch.
Wall Street Journal

Dennis Washington
Idaho's stealth billionaire and his unorthodox methods for expanding his empire.
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MANAGEMENT

Rebels with a High-Tech Cause
Secret networks, unapproved vendors and computers the CIO knows he didn�t order.
Welcome to the underworld of rogue I.T.
CIO Decisions Magazine

Turnover Tactics
How to manage a department where almost every staff member
is required to quit within two to five years.
CIO Decisions Magazine

Corporate Cannibalism
Tandem tries to survive by cannibalizing its own products.
Wall Street Journal

First Mover Disadvantage
Why it pays to let pioneers make the mistakes.
Red Herring Magazine

The Integration Game
IBM's efforts to save the best parts of the corporate culture of its newly acquired printer business.
Red Herring Magazine

Corning Feels the Heat
in the Breast Implant Debacle
Company had a hand in Dow Corning, but is it liable for alleged misdeeds?
Wall Street Journal

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ECONOMY

Dating Your Husband
It’s more costly than you think.
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The Asian Economic Crisis, Balinese Style
The Balinese love their falling Rupiah, but it doesn't love them back.
Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition

Retooling Lives
How Pacific Bell is using technology to improve service and cut jobs.
Wall Street Journal

A Weak Dollar Brings Importers to their Knees
Max Imgruth says he's living "on air and inspiration"
as he prays for a stronger dollar by next spring.
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HEALTH

Skip the Mammogram? Not This Time
The cost of waiting too long.
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Waiting too Long to Conceive
Would I tell my daughter to take the same odds on her fertility that I did
by waiting until I was 35? I doubt it.
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ForbesWoman

Universal Healthcare
How local governments are experimenting with universal healthcare.
Washington Lawyer

Food Fight
How an attack against Oreos led many local governments to ban trans fats.
Washington Lawyer

Death by Heart Attack
Three young heart attack survivors talk about their changed lives.
Washington Lawyer

Informed Consent?
What plastic surgeons didn't tell their patients about breast implants.
Wall Street Journal

Breast Implant Removal
Why many plastic surgeons refuse to remove breast implants.
Wall Street Journal

Wrist Watch
How a Sara Lee factory battles carpal tunnel syndrome.
Wall Street Journal

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NATIONAL POLICY

Gun Fight, Revisited
One year later, the Supreme Court’s decision in District of Columbia v. Heller doesn’t seem to have had a major impact on the nation’s gun laws.
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Washington Lawyer

No Child Left Behind
Six years and $150 billion later, it hasn't satisfied many.
Washington Lawyer

Crime or Privilege?
Leaking Classified Information
Washington runs on leaks. But suddenly, it�s illegal to discuss them.
Washington Lawyer

Google, Books, and Fair Use
Google aims to scan every book. Even the copyrighted ones.
Washington Lawyer

Why do Prescription Drugs Cost so Much?
Local governments flout federal policy in their quests
for affordable prescription drugs.
Washington Lawyer Magazine

Two Score and Ten Years Ago:
Brown v. Board of Education

Fifty years later, Thurgood Marshall's fellow lawyers recall
the case that changed the country.
Washington Lawyer Magazine

To Be or Not to Be: The Ethics of Biotechnology
Gametes for sale, designer babies, and the art of giving birth after your own death.
Lots of things are legal in the brave new world of biotechnology.
Washington Lawyer Magazine

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LAW & LAWYERS

Time Out, Time Off: Lawyers on Sabbatical
Bicycling around the world, watching elections in South Africa,
or just staying home with the kids ...
Eight lawyers tell us how taking time off changed their lives.
Washington Lawyer

 

The Paperless Profession
How technology is changing the way lawyers pursue justice.
Washington Lawyer Magazine

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TECHNOLOGY

Tripping Over Wireless
Sometimes work gets done in the most unlikely of places.
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The Paperless Profession
How technology is changing the way lawyers pursue justice.
Washington Lawyer

Society's Subcultures Meet by Modem
On Earth in Eyota, Minn., 63-year-old retired computer reseller Bill Mason
has a bum leg and poor hearing. But in cyberspace, he is Yota,
the self-proclaimed Smart Mouth from Minnesota ...
Wall Street Journal

Girl Talk
Three teenage girls tell us what they want out of the online world.
Wall Street Journal

Busted
Managers crack down on digital dillydallying on the Web.
Wall Street Journal

Software Bugs Botch Tax Returns
Some taxpayers find that just one bug can cost them thousands of dollars.
Wall Street Journal

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INSIDE COMPANIES

Mutiny at Morrison Knudsen
There is no doubt that Bill Agee was intensely disliked.
By the first week of December, each of the 11 directors had received
a letter from an anonymous band of mutinous managers ...
Wall Street Journal

Genentech Fires its Chief
Kirk Raab has skated over the edge.
Wall Street Journal

Kodak Clash
Why Kodak CEO Kay Whitmore is facing a boardroom mutiny.
Wall Street Journal

Kodak's CFO Quits in Rift with Boss
Chris Steffen calls it quits.
Wall Street Journal

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