In an interview, the broadcaster asked family and women's affairs minister Franziska Giffey, of Germany's center-left Social Democrats, about the planned legislation, which would require publicly traded companies with more than 2,000 employees and at least four executive board positions to give at least one seat to a woman. … [Read more...] about German minister calls for female quota in boardrooms, end to ‘boys’ club’
Tweettextavicii%3a%20the%20poster%20boy%20for%20edm%20who%20struggled%20with%20the%20spotlighturlhttps%3a%2f%2fwww theguardian com%2fmusic%2f2018%2fapr%2f20%2favicii appreciation the poster boy fo
The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift – deliberately designed around the “magical” letter K and using a kind of Anglo-Saxon esperanto – was formed in 1920. It was thus part of the great turmoil that happened after the war: with so many millions of adolescents slaughtered, youth was at a premium, and it was beginning to develop its own self-consciousness as a separate social grouping, as well as making its first attempts to build an ideology. “Civilisation was about to die,” thought the youthful kinsman Leslie Paul, “and the future belonged only to us, the young, who were going to build a better one.” … [Read more...] about The other KKK: how the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift tried to craft a new world
• When leaving a message on this page, please be sensitive to the fact that you are responding to a real person in the grip of a real-life dilemma, who wrote to Private Lives asking for help and may well view your comments here. Please consider especially how your words or the tone of your message could be perceived by someone in this situation, and be aware that comments that appear to be disruptive or disrespectful to the individual concerned will be removed. … [Read more...] about Should I act on the crush I have on my manager at work?
This way of thinking and visualizing out loud led to the improbable, if perfectly stable, structure you see today at Stratford between the Olympic Stadium and Zaha Hadid's Aquatics Centre. "We knew we were moving away from pure sculpture and from architecture and engineering," says Balmond, "and we knew there'd be a hostile, or confused, reaction at first. That happened to Eiffel, too. It was Hans-Ulrich Obrist [of the Serpentine Gallery] who said, we should think of the Orbit not as art or engineering but as a 'laboratory of space'. We jumped on the phrase!"Balmond joined Arup in 1968. He became the global engineering firm's deputy chairman and formed the Advanced Geometry Unit within it in 2000. This enabled him to explore radical forms of structure including the Pedro y Ines Bridge in Coimbra, the beautiful 2002 Serpentine Gallery pavilion with Toyo Ito and the imposing China Central TV headquarters , in Beijing, with Rem Koolhaas and OMA. Balmond left Arup at the end of 2009 to … [Read more...] about The ArcelorMittal Orbit has faced plenty of criticism – but it’s a grower
When I voted for Boris Johnson as Tory leader last July I did not anticipate Dominic Cummings becoming his unaccountable de facto deputy employing oddities at the heart of government (No 10 aide in racism row, 17 February). At least with Jeremy Corbyn what you saw is what you got.Dominic ShelmerdineLondon … [Read more...] about I shave, therefore I am