Native Washingtonian Rosalind Wiseman went to school with mean girls, then grew up to study them and the wider social dynamics of young women. She joins Kojo with former student Alexandra Petri to discuss the complexities of womanhood at different stages of life.
It’s that time of year again: there’s one week left for around 8 million government workers to choose their health plans. Considering there are more than 200 options to choose from, it’s no small task. That could be why most people simply select the same plan and benefits they had last year. But that may be an expensive mistake. We’ve got tools and tips to help navigate open enrollment for 2015.
- Walton Francis Health Economist; Editor, Washington Consumers' Checkbook; Author, "Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees" 2015 edition
- Robert Krughoff President, "Washington Consumers' Checkbook"
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