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The rise and fall of New York’s governor is what happens when we treat male rage and intimidation as a leadership skill

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Memes don’t glorify female leaders — they flatten them

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she presents the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inaugural Woman of Leadership Award
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she presents the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inaugural Woman of Leadership Award
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The girlboss didn’t change the system; she thrived within it. Now that system is cracking, and so is this icon of millennial hustle.

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As macho leaders descend into public tantrums, the coronavirus is revealing how women’s everyday emotional resilience holds our lives together

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks about the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic on April 9, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Photo: Adam Berry/Getty Images


What happens to a nation when its leader decides he is above the law?

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