Maureen Pao

Maureen Pao appears in the following:

How America's Child Support System Failed To Keep Up With The Times

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The system was set up to ensure that divorced fathers supported their kids. But it has failed to keep up with growing inequality and the rise of nonmarital births.


The Kids Have Spoken: Discipline Helps, Trophies For Everyone

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Nearly 8 out of 10 kids say discipline helps them behave better, an annual survey has found. And 60 percent give participation trophies — derided by some as reward for just showing up — a thumbs up.


At U.S. Seminaries, A Rise In Millennials Answering God's Call

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The Catholic Church in the U.S. has been aging, along with its dwindling priestly ranks. But in the increasingly secular world, there's been a recent uptick in younger men studying to become priests.


Swept Up In The Storm: Hurricane Katrina's Key Players, Then And Now

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The natural disaster of Katrina and the man-made tragedy that followed catapulted local figures and obscure federal officials into the spotlight.


Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Tiny Singapore imports almost all of its food. From gardens on deserted car parks to vertical farms in the vanishing countryside, a movement is afoot to help boost its agricultural production.


Why Taiwanese Students Stormed The Government

Thursday, March 27, 2014

A trade deal allowing Chinese investment in more service sectors was the provocation. But the real issue is Taiwan's sense that it's losing its identity and being overwhelmed by its powerful neighbor.


Russian Vodka (Made In Latvia) And Other 'National' Products

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Levi's jeans made in Asia; Honda Civics made in America. What other iconic national products have pulled the old switcheroo?


New Kind Of Ikea Hack: Flat-Packs Head To Refugee Camps

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

For decades, millions of refugees around the world have lived in canvas tents. But those tents are hot during the day, cold at night, and afford little privacy. Ikea and the U.N. refu...


At U.N., Ahmadinejad Lays Out Vision Of New World Order

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used his eighth appearance before the U.N. General Assembly to elaborate on his vision of a new world order and criticize what he calls the world's "hegemonic" and "expansionist" powers.