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Complicity in the sexual abuse of women is built in to the heart of our politics | Suzanne Moore

Certain men have taken advantage of this sexist setup for a long time. But it’s crunch time now<p>In an enormous effort to enter the modern age, Westminster and much of the sycophantic media that buoys it up appears to have progressed to the 1970s. While the rest of us are discussing rape, sexual …

Is Free Speech Really Challenged on Campus?

Two historians debate the role of universities in fostering a commitment to the open exchange of ideas.<p>The election of Donald Trump, and the early days of his presidency, have driven many Americans to rummage through history in search of context and understanding. Trump himself has been compared to …

Higher Education

When History’s Losers Write the Story

I visited a summer camp in western Russia in July 2015. Its theme was “military patriotism,” and it involved dozens of teenagers lounging around in tents, wrestling, carving wood and making garlands. They were also taking history classes. Joseph Stalin, the Soviet leader who killed millions of …

Women’s Voice Remains Faint in Politics

Women have led New York’s City Council — two of them in a row as speaker — for almost 12 years. Some people may be tempted to say it means that female lawmakers in America’s largest city finally have a solid grip on political power. It’s a temptation to be resisted.<p>The reality is that women in New …

The Harmless-Sounding Phrase That Is Terrible for All Women

A few weeks ago, I was talking with a friend about another friend’s husband who had called his wife a “stupid bitch” in front of their daughters in a …

Donald Trump

I Posed for Maxim and I’m Running for Congress. It Shouldn’t Be That Shocking.

Congressional candidate Alejandra Campoverdi has faced her share of sexism for daring to be a multidimensional woman. Now she's speaking out.<p>“I’d rather buy you a purse.”<p>My blood started to boil right when he said it. I had just asked a male friend of mine if he’d contribute to my campaign for …

10 Beliefs About the Wage Gap That Are Actually Wrong

No, women are not just poor negotiators.<p>April 12 is Equal Pay Day, the day that represents the more than three additional months it takes on average for women to earn the same wage that a white, non-Hispanic man in a similar position earns in just one year. Of course, that's just the simple …

How to tell if an airline is ripping you off, and the reality of the gender wage gap

Hello, MarketWatchers.<p>This company is making an overdose antidote free to every high school<p>To curb an opioid crisis particularly prevalent in young …

Why You Might Need to Disclose Your Employees' Secret Salaries

Can wage gaps be narrowed with salary data? Panelists clash on PBS.<p>"Imagine knowing the salary of every person you work with--but wait a second, they know your salary too! Now is that the ideal work environment or is it a recipe for The Hunger Games?"<p>With that cheeky introduction by host Carlos …

One Woman Discovers The Wage Gap

Jennifer Lawrence Speaks Out on Hollywood’s Gender Pay Gap | NBC Nightly News

World Cup pay gap: Here's why it's justified | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Ronda Rousey shuts down interviewer about the gender pay gap

Korea's gender wage gap remains biggest in OECD for over 10 years

Your Newest Reminder of the Wage Gap Is an Alarm Clock

The 79% Work Clock chimes to alert employees of the persistent pay gap in the U.S.<p>It’s no secret that, on average, women in the U.S. still earn only 79 percent of what men do each year. So why should they be working the same hours?<p>That’s the playful concept behind the 79% Work Clock, a …

Tech Industry

Most of our progress on the wage gap was in the '80s and '90s. What gives, 21st century?

This International Women's Day is about creating a better, and more equal, working world.<p>The gender wage gap has improved quite a bit since women started entering the workforce in large numbers. Women who work full time and year-round earned just 58 percent of what men earned annually in 1968; now …

Sexual Harassment

The Wage Gap Will Cost You Way More Than Half a Million Dollars

Lost wages don't tell the full story.<p>You’ve come a long way, baby. But you’re still making half a million dollars less than a man for the same …

Daniel Radcliffe on gender wage gap: 'There is no earthly justification for that pay not being equal'

Harry Potter and the gender wage gap.<p>Daniel Radcliffe recently admitted in an interview with Australia's <i>The Daily Telegraph</i> that <i></i>he didn't know that …

Mad Max

The Retirement Rules Of Thumb Fall Short For Women

Allison Quantz, a 28-year-old radio producer in Bloomington, Indiana, spends a lot of time thinking about the future. She’d like to have kids. She worries about her job security. She wants to retire at a reasonable age.<p>Because of those goals and concerns — and, as she describes it, “just a massive …

Male-female wage gap significantly widening for young workers, study finds

Pay disparities between men and women start earlier in their careers than widely assumed and have significantly widened for young workers in the past year, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.<p>Paychecks for young female college graduates are about 79 percent as large as …

For one group of women, the gender wage gap keeps getting worse

By Danielle Paquette<p>Danielle Paquette<p>Reporter focusing on national labor issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Pay disparities between men and women start earlier in their careers than frequently assumed and have significantly widened for young workers in the past year, according to a report from the Economic …

Girls And Boys Outraged By Wage Gap For Chores, Give Us Hope For Future

“It should be flat out illegal.”<p>One video proves that gender wage gaps are so intuitively wrong that even kids can see it’s straight up baloney.<p>In the video, which was released by banking company ANZ, boys and girls are shown performing the same household chores. Afterward, the boys get paid more …

College-educated women earn $8,000 less a year than men as gap widens

The gender wage gap among 2016 graduates has increased, as men make about $4 more an hour than women, according to Economic Policy Institute study<p>The gender wage gap is not shrinking – it’s growing. Female college graduates now earn $8,000 a year less than their male contemporaries, a gap that has …

3 Ways Women Contribute to the Gender Wage Gap

Although there are institutional and cultural realities that play a huge role in the gender wage gap - many women themselves (unfortunately) are part of the problem.<p>Before the ladies get all up in arms about this factual statement, read the research below that I came across while gathering …