March 1970

  • Job Discrimination and What Women Can Do About It

    "I had the experience last year of seeing a job I had filled for two years upgraded when it was filled by a man, at double the salary I was paid for the same work. College trained women are lumped with the secretarial and clerical staff, while college trained men are seen as potential executives. A few years of this and everybody is behaving according to what is expected of them, not what they are capable of."

  • Women and the Law

    Despite chivalrous claims of protecting the "fairer sex," the law deals more harshly with women than with men

  • The High Cost of Cure

    How a hospital bill grows 17 feet long

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Cryotherapy's Dubious Appeal

James Hamblin tries a questionable medical treatment.

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Confessions of Moms Around the World

In Europe, mothers get maternity leave, discounted daycare, and flexible working hours.

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How Do Trees Know When It's Spring?

The science behind beautiful seasonal blooming

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