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The “Winner Take All” problem

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When June Carbone, Naomi Cahn and Nancy Levit set out to write a book about women in the workforce, they initially thought it would be a story all about women’s march towards workplace equality. But when they looked at the data, they found something more disturbing: of the ways in which women’s push toward workplace equality has actually been stalled for years.

In today’s episode, law professor June Carbone argues that the root of the problem lies in something they call the “winner take all” approach to business. That’s the thesis of their new book, “Fair Shake: Women & the Fight to Build a Just Economy“.

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