Mattel Apologizes, Pulls Sexist Computer-Engineer Barbie Book

Mattel Apologizes, Pulls Sexist Computer-Engineer Barbie Book
"I'm only creating the design ideas," she told Skipper. "I'll need Steve and Brian's help to turn it into a real game." Later, clad in a stylish outfit paired with perfectly coiffed hair, Barbie presents to her class the computer game she designed. Her …
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Survey: Frozen merchandise ousts Barbie as top holiday gift for girls
Let it go, Mattel: Elsa, Anna, and Olaf are more popular with girls than Barbie this holiday season, a National Retail Federation survey reports. That knocks … The bad news for Mattel comes just after an artist released "normal Barbies" sporting acne …
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Why the midterm disaster is also terrible news for America's cities
Meanwhile, four states that strongly supported Mitt Romney in 2012 — Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska and South Dakota — passed minimum wage hikes in ballot referenda. Voters in … Though the Brooklynite mayor has become an international spokesman for …
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