Tag Archives: Gender

Chart of the Day: There are now 2 million stay-at-home dads in the US

TweetAccording to a new Pew Research analysis, there are now about 2 million stay-at-home dads in the US — a figure that has has nearly doubled since 1989. Tweet
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Chart of the Day: 30 percent of Google’s workers are women

TweetAfter resisting for awhile, Google has released data on the gender and ethnicity breakdown of their workforce. Unsurprisingly, the company’s numbers reflect the fact that the tech industry is largely a white man’s world. Only 30 percent of Google’s 46,170 workers worldwide are women, and just 17 percent of its technical employees are women. Over 60 percent are [...]
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The sharing economy, gender, and why individualistic solutions won’t disrupt neoliberalism

TweetEspecially if you live in a bigger city, you might have been been hearing a lot about the “sharing economy” — the all-encompassing name given to the economic system propped up by a set of services that are popping up for people to share and monetize their private assets, from their apartments with Airbnb to [...]
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The One In Which I Share My Entry Point To Feminist Thought

Tweet I want to tell you an old story. During my first year at Columbia, it occurred to me during a brief reverie that something was odd about the literature we were reading and how it represented women. In the margins of my notebook, I began making a branch of every book we read in Literature [...]
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These are the names of Nigeria’s kidnapped girls

TweetUpdate #2: Upon further reflection and having read Jina Moore’s piece exploring the internal Nigerian politics of releasing the names and the specific concerns brought up by the governor of Borno state, we’ve decided to adjust this list to include the first names of the girls only.  Update #1: Some readers have expressed concern that posting these [...]
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