Erin McPike: The Smart Read
Erin McPike, National Political Reporter for RealClearPolitics, shares the three smartest things she read this week.
Can a Silicon Valley insider save Ohio’s economy? by Tory Newmyer, Fortune
Ohio is central in the election, but also to determining our economic development as a country. This is a great story in Fortune about a Silicon Valley native revitalizing the Ohio economy.
Elite Women Put a New Spin on an Old Debate by Jodi Kantor, New York Times
Especially because we’ve been debating the “war on women,” this is interesting. Obviously our culture has shifted a lot in recent decades, but there’s always room to revisit.
New Volleys in the Gay Parenting Wars by Belinda Luscombe, TIME Healthland
Gay marriage has been a big topic in the national dialogue of late, but here’s perhaps the most critical piece of the issue: families and parenting. This is the more heated part of the debate, and one that politicians aren’t as comfortable talking about.
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