Liza Mundy

Liza Mundy is the director of the Breadwinners and Caregivers Program at the New America Foundation and the author of The Richer Sex.

The XX Factor
Nov. 3 2009 3:52 PMThe Obamas Don't Have a Post-Feminist Marriage
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Sept. 14 2009 5:06 PMRomper Recollections
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July 2 2009 4:15 PMThe Rise of the Empty Nesters
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June 16 2009 6:07 PMA House Not Completely Divided
Xx factor Xxtra
Oct. 14 2008 3:19 PMMichelle and MeThe trials of being an Obama biographer.
Books
Aug. 22 2007 4:05 PMThe Quinceañera CrazeWhat is the real message of the coming-of-age bash?
Culturebox
Sept. 29 2005 4:53 PMAll Too ConceivableThe reality behind NBC's new fertility clinic soap opera.
Medical Examiner
May 31 2005 11:50 AMOut of the Freezer, Into the FamilyThe booming, and bizarre, business of embryo adoption.
Hey, Wait A Minute
June 1 2004 3:29 PMDubious ConceptionsWhy concerns that Plan B may harm the youngest teens are greatly exaggerated.
The XX Factor
Sept. 16 2009 9:54 AMThe Widow Effect
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July 13 2009 9:28 AMGroves of Academic Anxiety
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June 19 2009 4:35 PMLet Us Now Praise Helpful Wives
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June 15 2009 11:18 AMUp is Even For 11-Year-Old Boys
Politics
Aug. 25 2008 7:13 AMIf You Knew Barack Like She Knows BarackHow Michelle Obama will humanize her husband in tonight's speech.
Science
May 3 2006 10:20 AMWhat's Really Behind the Plunge in Teen Pregnancy?It's time to look at boys' contributions.
Medical Examiner
July 12 2005 9:57 AMCaution: Student ClonerIn training on the frontier of reproductive science.
Medical Examiner
Nov. 3 2004 3:02 PMHow Do IVF Babies Turn Out?Fertility specialists confront disturbing evidence.
Culturebox
Feb. 5 2004 12:46 PMHazy ConceptionsPro-choice activists are flummoxed by the high-tech baby-making industry.

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The World

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Gunman Killed Inside Canadian Parliament; Soldier Shot at National Monument Dies

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Can it be again?

Paul Farmer: Up to 90 Percent of Ebola Patients Should Survive

Is he right?

Science

“I’m Not a Scientist” Is No Excuse

Politicians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

In Praise of 13th Grade: Why a Fifth Year of High School Is a Great Idea 

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 9:19 PM The Phone Call Is Twenty Minutes of Pitch-Perfect, Wrenching Cinema
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.