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It Just Got Much Easier to Support Companies That Support Women

Discover how well your favorite businesses rate when it comes to gender equality for their employees.

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Consumers have power, and a lot of it. They have the power to choose not only which awesome sneaker they’ll buy or which gross sandwich they’ll eat, but which companies they’ll punish—and which they’ll support. That’s why a new app, called Buy Up Index, seeks to help consumers make easy, ethical choices. Buy Up grades a company on how good they are for women, and then makes those grades available—right on your phone.

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Dodging a volley of magic spells, he leaps over a fallen teammate and finally reaches his enemy’s end zone. Once safely inside a hula hoop, he holds up the jagged half of the golden tablet. Victory is close, so he waves encouragingly to a girl also wearing an orange headband. She nods, meeting his resolve to lead their team to the win. Taking off at full sprint, she approaches his hoop and grabs the tablet. Arm in arm, they race back to their team’s side where the other half of the tablet safely rests. She holds up the golden tablet in an epic win of "Reverse the Curse," conspicuous enough to draw cheers from the nearby crowds playing other newly invented games on the fields of Governor’s Island, New York City.

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A Call for Equal Recognition of Women in Architecture

After many weeks of silence, the Pritzker Architecture Prize officially rebuffed the call of a 17,000-signature petition late last week by...

After many weeks of silence, the Pritzker Architecture Prize officially rebuffed the call of a 17,000-signature petition late last week by refusing to recognize Denise Scott Brown as co-recipient of the 1991 Pritzker Prize. The award was conferred solely on her famous architect husband, Robert Venturi, despite the fact that they were not just partners in life, but also in every aspect of their work.

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