Archive for September 1995

Entrepreneurs driven by vision

The Windows 95 hoopla included a lot of media attention on Microsoft founders Bill Gates (net worth $13.5 billion) and Paul Allen ($6 billion) and how the software products of their 20-year-old, $53.6 billion company are changing the way we live and work. Tucked away in these stories are keen and instructive insights about the…

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Women break ground in the West

For the past month the nation has been commemorating the 75th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, passed in 1920, granting women the right to vote. Since that time, the status and impact of women have soared in business, politics, community life and the professions. Men and women sympathetic to women’s suffrage began agitating to end…

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Americans still believe in Dream

“The rich get richer. The poor get poorer. Personal incomes are stagnant. The American Dream is dead.” This is now the mantra of Democratic leadership in Congress and the White House — and of many media mavens. But there’s a problem. None of it is true. Census data clearly show the rich are getting richer,…

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