Who Is Your Harvey Weinstein? And How Can We Stop Shopping So Much?

  • HARVEY WEINSTEIN: The New York Times reported Thursday that several women have accused legendary producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. His harassment, apparently, was no secret among industry women. Which then begs the question... who is the Harvey Weinstein in your industry? 
  • MINIMALISM: The Cut's Money Mom answered a reader question this week on training yourself to want less stuff. One takeaway? Instituting a waiting period works.  
  • CEO GAP: African American women are not making it to the top at Fortune 500 companies,Fortune reported. According to former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, it's a result of our education system, which doesn't prioritize these women. 
  • LEANING IN: Black millennial women can't "lean in" to a system that's not working for them, according to Mic
  • SNAKE OIL: Are you into essential oils? Check out this report in The New Yorker  on how major oil companies like doTerra and Young Living promise to cure our age of anxiety. 
  • BLAME GAME: Health insurers are blaming President Donald Trump for the rising prices of insurance, Axios reports. 
  • A NOTE ON LAS VEGAS: What happened in Las Vegas this week was horrific. These two pieces by Crooked Media and the The Washington Post sum up the pain best. If you're feeling lost, get involved here or here. You can also donate to a GoFundMe account to help the victims.

- Alicia McElhaney / She Spends Issue #23

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