Kathleen Parker / Politics

What's in A Name? A Wedding!

Kathleen remains on hiatus. Catherine is filling in for her.

Betrothed women of the world, unite! You have nothing to lose but your husbands' names.

I'm getting married in a few days, and -- as I'm told happens with most weddings -- lots ...

Why So Few Women & Minorities?

Kathleen remains on hiatus. Catherine is filling in for her.

Tech companies are finally spilling some of their most sought-after secrets.

No, not related to their R&D. I'm referring instead to other tightly guarded information they ...

Dubiously Ethical Endeavors

Katheen remains on vacation and Catherine continues to fill in for her.

The laboratories of democracy are blowing up.

A rash of relatively convoluted, thoroughly unsexy political scandals involving governors is moving through the country....

New Barbie Cynical and Exploitive

Kathleen remains on vacation. Catherine is filling in for her.

WASHINGTON -- Lego's groundbreaking female-scientists set sold out almost immediately after it was released this month. But never fear, fans of feminist toys: A new Barbie ...

Grade Deflation vs. Grade Inflation

Kathleen is on vacation. Catherine is filling in for her.

WASHINGTON -- Grade deflation is dead. Long live grade inflation!

Starting around the mid-20th century, a pandemic of meaninglessly high grades swept the nation. Steadily, the ...