White House Project CEO Rebuts End of Men Article

July 1, 2010

   Marie Wilson, founder and president of The White House Project, was quick to rebut the recent Atlantic magazine article, The End of Men, that predicted a coming sea change in gender dynamics.  The writer makes the case that women's progress is accelerating while increasing numbers of men are ill-prepared for the new economy.  

    It hasn't had quite the impact of the Rolling Stone article, The Runaway General, which led to the recent firing of Afghnistan General McCrystal.  However, it is creating quite a stir.  A friend told me that she read the article on an airplane last week with the magazine cover folded over so that the men sitting next to her couldn't see the insulting headline.   As a woman, news of our progress accelerating is always welcome.  But, as the mother of a college-age son, I'm concerned.  

In case you missed it, here's the article from the July/Aug issue of the Atlantic:  The End of Men. 

And here's Wilson's counterpoint, which was published on The Huffington Post.

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