Caroline Bruckner writes, "In 1976, the U.S. Census Bureau (Census) released its first ever report on the state of women’s business ownership in the United States that counted 402,025 women-owned U.S. firms representing only 4.6% of all firms and 0.3% of all U.S. business receipts, as of 1972. Today
Kat Chow writes, "In 1872, 13-year-old Hong Yen Chang came to the U.S. to be groomed as a diplomat. He earned degrees from Yale University and Columbia University’s law school, and passed the bar exam.
He became the first Chinese-American lawyer in the U.S. in 1888, when he was admitted to the New
From The Economist, "Film-rating systems have long been hopelessly subjective. Simply consider 'I know it when I see it,' the statement made in 1964 by Potter Stewart, a Supreme Court justice, when ruling on an obscenity case. The situation hasn’t improved in the decades since. Both the Motion Pictu
Claire Zillman writes, "The gender pay gap debate in the U.K. is reaching a boiling point as journalists at the Financial Times say they may strike after discovering that female editorial staffers earn 13% less than their male colleagues.
In an email to 600 employees on Monday, Steve Bird, father o