The Obama Diary

Smarts. Class. Grace.

Smarts. Class. Grace.

**** Ariel Foxman: First Lady Michelle Obama On Style, Social Media, And The Biggest Challenges Facing Girls Today “Sixty-two million girls around the world aren’t in school, and the first thing that comes to my mind is, ‘That could’ve been me.’ [I think about] how I would have felt at the age of 10 or 11 […]

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Paid Leave: A Necessity; Not A Luxury

Paid Leave: A Necessity; Not A Luxury

**** Noam Scheiber: U.S. Will Require Its Contractors To Provide Paid Sick Leave The Obama administration, in its latest effort to update workplace policies it says have lagged far behind the realities of Americans’ lives, will require federal government contractors to provide paid sick leave to their workers. The rule, which was issued on Thursday and […]

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