After last week's roasting by a Senate Committee, John Stumpf, the CEO of Wells Fargo, apologized to a House Committee today for the bank's enrollment of millions of Americans in new accounts without their approval. But that didn't save him from another round of verbal assaults. Ben McLannahan, US Banking Editor for the Financial Times, has more on the hearing.
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With the prospect of America's first female president, the issue of gender was inevitable in this year's campaign for the White House. In Monday's debate, Hillary Clinton brought it out in the open, mentioning Donald Trump's humiliation of Miss Universe and a record of sexist behavior. But, for many women, it already had emerged — with Trump's multiple interruptions, his eye rolling and references to Clinton's "stamina." Pundits, tweeters and prognosticators have been arguing ever since about how it will play in the rest of the campaign — and in November's historic election.
Bill Douglas, McClatchy Newspapers (@williamgdouglas)
Nancy L. Cohen, historian and author (@nancylcohen)
Ann Stone, Trump campaign / Republicans for Choice (@aews)
Jessica Bennett, New York Times (@jess7bennett)
Douglas on gender playing a bigger role in the presidential debate than you think
Bennett on Trump's debate behavior, reminiscent of what women deal with every day
Bennett's 'Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace'
LA Times on employees saying Trump wanted to fire women who weren't pretty enough
Nancy L. Cohen
Civil rights leaders complain about people arrested for “driving while black.” Now, there’s a disturbing new study of being black -- while going to pre-school.
Photo: US Army
It may surprise you that almost 7000 American children are suspended, or even expelled, every year from pre-schools. It turn out that black kids are three and a half times more likely to suffer than fate than white kids. Walter Gilliam is Professor of Psychology at Yale University, who turned his attention from the kids to their teachers.
Special thanks to Tena Rubio for production assistance.
Walter Gilliam, Yale University
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