Tag Archives: Wage Gap

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TweetA new video series honors today’s queer black visionaries. Brittney Cooper on Iggy Azalea’s post-racial mess. “Tri-tongued orator” Jamila Lyiscott unpacks what it means to be “articulate.” Reminder: you have the right to discuss your compensation with your coworkers. And you should because pay secrecy contributes to the gender wage gap. A photo essay documents the long [...]
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GOP candidate claims she can’t be fighting a war on women because she’s…a woman

Tweet In a hilarious painfully awkward campaign ad, Michigan senate candidate Terri Lynn Land argues that her simultaneous female and Republican identities disprove the claim that she’s engaged in a “war on women.” But her whole opposition to the equal pay thing reveals that she is definitely a soldier and she’s definitely not fighting for [...]
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Chart of the Day: There’s even a gender wage gap in babysitting

TweetI honestly can’t decide what pisses me off more–the fact that less than 3 percent of babysitters are men or that the few who are earn more than their female counterparts. Via The Atlantic: As the Priceonomics blog, which compiled the data, points out, it’s pretty amazing that male babysitters out-earn women considering how much cultural bias there is against [...]
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Rand Paul says there’s no War on Women because his niece is going to be a veterinarian

Tweet According to Rand Paul, the success of the women in his family proves that if there is a war on women, the women are winning it. It sounds like someone needs to brush up on their Kimberlé Crenshaw, STAT. Tweet
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Infographic of the Day: women, poverty & inequality

Tweet In a new investigative report, The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, the Center for American Progress and Maria Shriver look at the impact of poverty on women and the impact this poverty has on our economy, and society, in general. You can download the entire multi-media report (including the essay [...]
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