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Lost in Translation: Annual Funding Notices Confound Readers



Urban legend has it that the Chevy Nova didn’t sell in Latin America because the brass at General Motors failed to recognize that “No va” in Spanish means “It doesn’t go.” While the veracity of that story is questionable, the lesson it teaches is universal. Knowing your audience is the…

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Gender Equality Irony: Pension Lump Sum Payments Shortchanging Women



Gender equality in my house starts with the TV remote, which is how I somehow end up watching The Academy Awards every year (probably as payback for The NCAA Selection Program). You don’t have to be a red carpet paparazzo to know that the most notable moment of this year’s Oscars was Patricia…

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