Esther Cepeda / Politics

Marketing's Mixed Messages

CHICAGO -- Like beauty itself, the degradation of women is in the eye of the beholder. What's clearly demeaning in one person's view is but an updated version of Helen Reddy's feminist anthem, "I Am Woman," in another's.

Take Olivia Wilde's ...

Mindsets Worth Changing

CHICAGO -- School starts next week and my two sons are inconsolable about having to return to their hated "prisons."

Based on the teachings of professor and researcher Carol Dweck, author of "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success," they surely ...

Living in Patronizing Times

CHICAGO -- Whenever immigration matters heat up, a stream of "what it means" articles about potential Hispanic voting behavior is sure to follow. I suspect this happens because news outlets know that anything relating to the Latino vote is sure-...