Timothy Geithner didn't meet with new Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Blanche Lincoln
(D-Ark.) before considering revisions to her derivatives reform bill. Proof of gender bias on the Hill? [
-More congressional gender inequality : Female staffers account for only 41 percent of House members' chiefs of staff and just 36.5 percent of their directors. And those numbers aren't rising. [ Politico ]
Machiavellian personality traits, more prevalent in men
than women, may account for men being paid more than women, but
they don't make people more productive
New York Times
- Europe's thriving hymen-reconstruction business reveals the degree to which young Muslim women-and men-still believe brides must prove their virginity on their wedding nights. [ Jezebel , BBC ]
-The mistress-to-wife missive , a history . [ The Daily Beast , TMZ ]
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