“Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” the cover story in the July/August 2012 issue of Atlantic magazine written by Anne-Marie Slaughter, the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs, has gone viral! In five days more than 800,000 people have clicked on the online version on the story, and it has generated an extensive amount of social media traffic on both Facebook and Twitter.
The story has garnered an overwhelming amount of media attention, and Slaughter has appeared on a number of television and radio programs and provided interviews to other major media outlets:
The New York Times "Elite Women Put a New Spin on an Old Debate"
The Washington Post "Atlantic magazine story goes viral, and women have something to say about having ‘it all’"
Associated Press "Record hits on mag's 'Can't Have It All' story"
The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer "Slaughter: Why woman can't have it all"
Erin Burnett OutFront "Why women still can't have it all: Author of controversial article comes OutFront"
The Huffington Post "Anne-Marie Slaughter: Why One Woman Reached The Top, Then Left"
MSNBC Morning Joe "Moms continue to struggle to find balance in their lives"
NBC Today Show "Can women have it all? One professional says no"
Marketplace "Can women actually balance work and home life?"
The Atlantic "Why There's No Such Thing as 'Having It All'—and There Never Will Be"
The New York Times Motherlode "Talking About Why Women Can’t Have It All"
Forbes "Nudging Workplaces to Allow People to "Have It All""
The Washington Post "In the Atlantic’s cover story on why women still can’t have it all, a quieter but more powerful takeaway"
CBS This Morning "Can women have it all, after all?"
CNN Starting Point "Can women have it all? The Starting Point team weighs in on a debate about career vs. motherhood"
CBS This Morning "Article renews debate over women "having it all""
The Observer "But Can Ann Curry, Woman, Have It All?"
The Washington Post "Is ‘Can we have it all?’ still a relevant question?"
San Francisco Chronicle "Record hits on mag's 'Can't Have It All' story"
The Village Voice "'Why Women Still Can't Have It All:' What's Wrong With Sticking a Baby in a Briefcase?"
CNN Opinion "Why is 'having it all' just a women's issue?"
On Point with Tom Ashbrook "Can Women Have It All?"
The Diane Rehm Show "The Ongoing Struggle To Balance Career and Family"
The American Prospect "Why Does The Atlantic Hate Women?"
The Hairpin "Anne-Marie Slaughter on Family and Career, and Actually Having Both"
Wall Street Journal "On Our Radar"
Babble Voices "Anne-Marie Slaughter on Having It All: Part 2"
Salon "Can modern women “have it all”?"
Lean Forward MSNBC "The article all my girlfriends are talking about"
The Huffington Post "Why Women Shouldn't Want to Have it All"
The Huffington Post "Sheryl Sandberg: Can Women Have it All?"
The Huffington Post "Let's Talk About Work & Family"
Business Insider "Women Can't Have It All- Or Can We?"
Courier Journal "Workplace not working for working mothers"
The Guardian "'Having it all' looks very different for women stuck in low-paid jobs"
Yahoo! "Women Having It All: The Debate So Far"
The Washington Post "Anne-Marie Slaughter aside, women can have quite a lot"
The Take Away "How Should We Balance Our Work and Personal Lives?"
MSNBC Andrea Mitchell Reports "Slaughter: Many women have ambition, don’t realize it"
Above The Law "Size Matters: Who Wants It All?"
Broadside "Can women have it all?"
The Washington Post "Women who don't have anything close to 'it all'"
The Huffington Post "'Can Women Have It All?' Is That the Important Question?"
The American Prospect "The Atlantic Has A Sense of Humor"
The Week "The Atlantic's 'Women can't have it all' manifesto: The backlash"
PBS Newshour "Why Women Can, and Can't Have It All"
New York Post "Men never could have it all"
GigaOm "Women can have it all… if we get rid of “time macho”"
U.S. News "Women Can't Have It All Because Nobody Can Have It All"
Forbes "Slaughter's Extreme Kills the Working Moms Conversation"
London Evening Standard "A collision of two women’s world visions"
Houston Chronicle "Is Slaughter right when she says women still can’t have it all?"
The Huffington Post "Why None of Us Seem to Be Able to Have it All"
NewStatesman "Feminism didn't lie to women about "having it all""
The Huffington Post "Why Women Still Can't Have It All (at the Same Time)"
The Huffington Post "Sacrificing to 'Have It All': Four Extraordinary Women Explain How to Balance Work and Family"
UPI.com "Article on 'Having it All' generates buzz"
Deseret News "Can women 'have it all' when it comes to work and family life?"
Lovelyish ""Having It All": Is It Just A Dream?"
The Chronicle of Higher Education "Does Anyone Really Need to Have It All?"'
San Francisco Chronicle "Can women really have it all?"
HLN On Air "Can women have a successful career and family?"
PBS Newshour "Women, Work and Having it All: Article Reignites Old Debate"
The Huffington Post "Working Moms: Have It All Or Want What You Have?"
Athens Patch "Can Women Have it All?"
The Huffington Post "Gen Y Women Can Have it All -- Someday"
The Huffington Post "Ms. Slaughter, Success Does Not Equal 'Having It All'"
Associated Press "Working moms: Have it all or want what you have?"
Feministing "Anne-Marie Slaughter websplosion: Response roundup on “Having It All” (and tweet chat!)"
Bloomberg View "Is a True Work-Family Balance Still Possible?"
The Huffington Post "We Can't Have It All, But We Can Give Her Credit"
The Huffington Post "Why Men Don't Have It All, Either"
The Daily Beast "How Women (and Men) Can Have It All—Now"
Oregon Public Broadcasting Think Out Loud "Having It All"
Oman Tribune "US writer sparks debate over career women"
One Thing New "Having It All- Ha!"
Bay Ledger News Zone "Can women 'have it all?' US writer stirs debate"
Al Jazeera "The blindspots of Western feminists"
Channel News Asia "Can women have it all?"
The Washington Post "Women can't have it all"
Inside Higher Ed "“Success” and Having It All: A Response"
The Chronicle of Philanthropy "Does the 'Atlantic' Essay on 'Having It All' Apply to the Nonprofit World?"
The Atlantic "The Myth of Work-Life Balance"
The Korea Herald "[Naomi Wolf] Why women still can’t ask the right questions"
The Washington Post "Women might not have it all, but it’s up to them to get what they need"
The Daily Star Lebanon "Why is that some women still cannot ask the right questions?"
The World Today with Eleanor Hall "Can women have it all"