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Dancing around the Midsummer Pole  Posted on 06/23/2013
I am often the only man dancing around the Midsummer Pole in our little village. This year we were three, though two of us looked like immigrants. But we’ve always got the same accordion player, and he is perfect.
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Dancing around the Midsummer Pole  Posted on 06/23/2013
I am often the only man dancing around the Midsummer Pole in our little village. This year we were three, though two of us looked like immigrants. But we’ve always got the same accordion player, and he is perfect.
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Yearning for the summer  Posted on 06/12/2013
June is crazy in Sweden because everyone is in a mad rush to finish all their work before Midsummer (though this is shifting for some to mid-July). This makes it hard to stay inside during the most glorious June I’ve seen here. But...
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Yearning for the summer  Posted on 06/12/2013
June is crazy in Sweden because everyone is in a mad rush to finish all their work before Midsummer (though this is shifting for some to mid-July). This makes it hard to stay inside during the most glorious June I’ve seen here. But...
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Are quotas the way to break the glass ceiling?  Posted on 06/11/2013
Progress for Women in Norway, but a Long Way to Go – NYTimes.com. This is a link to a story about female quotas for corporate boards in Norway.  Quotas are a big topic of discussion in Europe, and in Dagens Nyheter today, there...
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Are quotas the way to break the glass ceiling?  Posted on 06/11/2013
Progress for Women in Norway, but a Long Way to Go – NYTimes.com. This is a link to a story about female quotas for corporate boards in Norway.  Quotas are a big topic of discussion in Europe, and in Dagens Nyheter today, there...
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Giving men the chance for parenting joy  Posted on 06/10/2013
I am insisting that if we women truly want equal partners in the home, then we can’t ask our husbands to be “equal” on our terms. They get equal say, even if we disagree. And indeed, if we can discover the joys and...
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Giving men the chance for parenting joy  Posted on 06/10/2013
I am insisting that if we women truly want equal partners in the home, then we can’t ask our husbands to be “equal” on our terms. They get equal say, even if we disagree. And indeed, if we can discover the joys and...
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Sweden, immigration and a lack of smiles  Posted on 06/08/2013
I just wrote a short essay for Quartz on being an immigrant in Sweden.  I got a little nervous in the writing – since I*m such a privileged American – but I’ve had some feedback on Twitter which confirmed I was on...
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Sweden, immigration and a lack of smiles  Posted on 06/08/2013
I just wrote a short essay for Quartz on being an immigrant in Sweden.  I got a little nervous in the writing – since I*m such a privileged American – but I’ve had some feedback on Twitter which confirmed I was on...
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