As I Was Saying…

June 3, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic rages, many of us have learned to work virtually, engaging in teleconferencing and staying glued to our digital devices. The U.S. Supreme Court has done likewise. On May 4, because of the pandemic, the high court kicked off an historic two-week teleconference session that was largely considered a success. But guess…

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Women in the Time of COVID-19

April 1, 2020

Back in 1965, future British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher famously declared, “If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.” Years earlier, Eleanor Roosevelt opined that “Women are like tea bags. You never know how strong they are until they are in hot water.” We are all in…

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The Unsettling Truth

August 12, 2019

If you are a white man, you have an excellent chance of being elected/appointed to a governing board at one of South Carolina’s 10 public universities. If you are a woman, however, don’t get your hopes up. Here are the unsettling numbers, as compiled last month by statehouse.com: the governing boards of South Carolina’s public…

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