By MARK PENN Published June 18, 2009 Everyone knows the story of what went wrong in 1993 with health care reform: virtually everything. The plan was written by a White House task force, all the health care interests bitterly opposed it and spent heavily against it, the Republicans moved to […]
By MARK PENN with E. KINNEY ZALESNE From The Wall Street Journal Microtrends Column Published June 17, 2009 Doom and gloom are in, optimism is out. The fact that the stock market appears to have righted itself after the steep declines late last year seems out of step with the […]
Mark Penn on ‘Guys Left Behind’ Mark Penn, the pollster and former adviser to Hillary and Bill Clinton, adds some good thoughts to a subject that has long interested us here at Economix. He writes in The Wall Street Journal: Sure, most leadership positions are still filled by men, and […]
Women are victors in ‘mancession’ Gender roles are being rewritten in America as men bear the brunt of job losses THE economic crisis is sweeping away men’s jobs at a faster rate than those of women in America, heralding the onset of a so-called “mancession”. New unemployment figures have revealed […]
By MARK PENN Published June 3, 2009 To: President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton While America has been preoccupied with the fight over the Guantanamo detainees and now the GM bankruptcy, and the United Kingdom has been distracted by the expense forms of its parliamentary members, two other […]
Mark Penn cites statistics that show the traits that worked for men for thousands of years – aggressiveness and risk-taking – are not working for them in the information age, causing men to fall behind women in life expectancy, education, and good health. Watch the video now at CNBC.
By MARK PENN with E. KINNEY ZALESNE From The Wall Street Journal Microtrends Column Published June 1, 2009 Guys are simply falling behind these days. We may not yet have the first woman president, but a look at what is happening with the next generation shows that women are succeeding […]