AirTalk for March 12, 2014

Obama Meets With NCAA Division I Men's And Women's Champions At White House

President Obama set to expand overtime pay

President Obama is set to issue an executive order that would expand overtime pay requirements for millions of workers, according to the New York Times.

Happy Birthday WWW! The World Wide Web turns 25

It's nearly impossible to imagine life in 2014 without the internet but 25 years ago the web was just a twinkle in the eye of a computer scientist named Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
empty classroom school vacation walkout
Student leaders at the University of California Santa Barbara passed a resolution recently moving the school closer to including "trigger warnings" on class syllabi. Trigger warnings are disclaimers that alert you to material containing potentially traumatic subject matter.
General Motors Offers Stocks At $33 A Share For Initial Public Offering
General Motors will have some explaining to do when the Justice Department investigates why it took the company years to recall 1.6 million vehicles after it knew that a faulty engine switch was responsible for the deaths of 13 people.
Girls Inc. Los Angeles Celebration Luncheon
Anne Sweeney, one of television’s most powerful women, has announced that she will step down from her post as president of the Disney-ABC Television group. She began her career at Nickelodeon and FX and has been with Disney since 1996.
FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit - Day 2

Is Lean In’s Ban Bossy the right move for feminism?

The idea that the vocabulary used to describe women in leadership positions is different than that to describe men is not a new idea. Feminists and supporters have long argued that women should have a more positive set of adjectives ascribed to them to match those applied to men: assertive, strong, ambitious.
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