Blaming the "Lean In" author for capitalism or competitive parenting is another way of letting the guys off the hook
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen certainly leaned in—made it harder for other women to do the same.
Close your eyes and picture a libertarian. Maybe Rand Paul’s grinning visage and satyr-like curls swim before your lids. Maybe you see that guy from college who hijacked a seminar on Madame Bovary by pontificating about laissez-faire economics. Either way, you are definitely picturing a white dude.
The CEOs of the nation’s largest companies typically don’t have a reason to fly to Butte, Montana.
Sheryl Sandberg, the Facebook executive, has been hailed as one of the feminist heroes of this decade. Her message, telegraphed most loudly in this year's "Lean In," has been criticized for being gussied-up corporate self-help, but it also has been earnestly memorized by young female go-getters across the country. And, it appears, middle-aged, powerful wealthy men, too.
It’s been hard for critics to write about Meg Wolitzer’s The Interestings and Claire Messud’s The Woman Upstairs without leaving fictional territory a
Sheryl Sandberg and the folly of Davos-style feminism
Sheryl Sandberg and the folly of Davos-style feminism.
How the acknowledgments page became the place to drop names
Forget the state-of-feminism debate. Lean In reveals the dire state of the Acknowledgements section.
What a new movement doesn't get about the origins of feminism
In remembrance of a movement that preached solidarity, not self-help.
Silicon Valley generally leans left of center in its politics, and Facebook, the web’s leading social utility valued at an estimated $85 billion, hasn't often seemed inclined to be an exception. After all, Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s CEO, has himself gone out of his way to make supportive appearances with President Obama.