Tag Archives: labor

New Blog Alert: Where feminists talk economics

TweetWe’re thrilled to see that The Nation is launching a new roundtable blog called The Curve, “where feminists will hash out economic issues and intervene in feminist debates from an economic perspective.” The editors explain that they’ve been frustrated by two phenomena: One is the way in which women’s voices are so frequently sidelined in economic debates. [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Join young workers in conversation tomorrow night. Racialicious rounded up some important writing on the Isla Vista shooting. Emily Lindin on creating a culture of consent in the wake of violence. Antiporn Land. Stormé DeLarverie, whose initial scuffle with the cops is said to have instigated the Stonewall riots, passed on Saturday. “Sheryl Sandberg, [...]
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Why the gender gap in children’s allowances matters

TweetI figured the gender wage gap in babysitting had to be the earliest wage gap out there. But Bryce Covert has uncovered an even earlier one: Nearly 70 percent of boys say they get an allowance, compared to just under 60 percent of girls, according to a new survey from Junior Achievement. But unfortunately, it’s not likely because [...]
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So…where’s Dolores Huerta’s movie?

TweetThis Friday, March 28th, the Diego Luna-directed film that documents the life and times of Cesar Chavez is set to hit theaters across the country.  Chavez was an incredible man and one of the co-founders of the United Farm Workers — a male co-founder, to be more specific. Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetSheila Heti interviews Laurie Simmons. Thoughts on another example of a doctor fat-shaming a patient. Rooke interviews wolf puppy. Dartmouth student assaulted after “rape guide” named her. Bill O’Reilly thinks Valerie Jarrett needs to do something about Jay-Z and Kanye. Um. The Oscars of the future. This week in student organizing. Federal investigation of cheerleaders’ [...]
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