Meg Goldberg

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From pregnancy to Skittles, the Trump kids show their roots

<b>(CNN) —</b> America has learned some important things in recent days about Donald Trump's children that could change their carefully cultivated images as moderate, millennial emissaries for their father. It turns out they are, first and foremost, Trumps.<p>This week Donald Trump Jr. created the latest …

This is the worst election, ever

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is the worst election ever. One that won't result in the best of us being sent to Washington, but rather the worst of us being revealed.<p>Dragging on for an excruciating eternity, this election season has demeaned democracy, elevated mediocrity and insulted and embarrassed us all on just …

Why bother having a vice-presidential debate at all?

Tuesday’s encounter between Tim Kaine and Mike Pence was substantive at times and contentious throughout. But the eminences who run the Commission on Presidential Debates should ask themselves this question: Why have a vice-presidential debate at all?<p>Of course there should be some sort of public …

Clinton’s best hope with millennials? Conservatives.

PHILADELPHIA<p>Amanda is a liberal, idealistic, college-educated, master’s degree-pursuing, 27-year-old single mother who has voted for Barack Obama. She cares about climate change, child care, affordable health care, police brutality, public nutrition. Policy specifics matter to her.<p>On paper, she is …

When the Next Hurricane Hits Texas

<i>Imagine a hurricane, a hurricane like Matthew, aimed straight at the heart of the American petrochemical industry.</i><p>Isaiah whirls through the sky, gathering strength from the Gulf of Mexico’s warm waters. Beach towns are evacuated. Citizens and companies in Texas’ petro-industrial enclaves from Bayou …

Mike Pence gives Republicans buyer’s remorse

FARMVILLE, Va.<p>In the closing days of the Civil War, Robert E. Lee stopped in this tobacco town to fortify his bedraggled troops. With Union forces in hot pursuit, Lee abandoned the effort, fled town — and surrendered at nearby Appomattox two days later.<p>Tuesday night, Mike Pence came to Farmville …

The Biggest Myth About the Gender Wage Gap

The real gap isn't between men and women doing the same job. It's between the different jobs that men and women take.<p>michaeljung/Shutterstock<p>It might be the most famous statistic about female workers in the United States: Women earn "only 72 percent as much as their male counterparts."<p>It's also …

There's no denying the wage gap with #EqualPayDay

Count your change, folks, because it all adds up.<p>Today is Equal Pay Day, an annual reminder that American women working full-time make $0.79 for …

Microsoft joins Amazon in claiming gender pay equity — but the numbers don’t tell the whole story

April 12 is Equal Pay Day, a date chosen because it represents the additional days a typical woman would have to work to catch up to the money earned …

Satya Nadella

New Hampshire bakery cuts prices for women to mark gender pay gap

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (Reuters) - Female customers at a New Hampshire bakery chain got a 21 percent discount on their bagels and coffee on Tuesday as part of an effort to call attention to the wage gap between men and women in the United States.<p>The Works Bakery Cafe, a popular eatery with four locations …

New Hampshire

Equal Pay For Equal Work: The Gender Wage Gap By The Numbers

On Tuesday, President Obama announced the dedication of a national monument to women’s equality at the onetime headquarters of the National Women’s Party in Washington, D.C.<p>Standing in the historic home, where famed suffragists Alva Belmont and Alice Paul led the early 20th century women’s rights …

Gender

Ask the Headhunter: Women don’t cause the pay gap. Employers do​

Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the …

The gender wage gap isn't about women's choices. It's about how we value their work.

Every April, advocates "celebrate" Equal Pay Day — which represents the extra four months the average US woman would have to work if she wanted to earn as much as the average man did just in the previous year. That's based on the average gender wage gap between male and female full-time workers, …

#EqualPayDay: 20 female celebs on why equal pay matters

April 12 is Equal Pay Day — the day that symbolizes how far into the new year that women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.<p>The pay gap is real, insidious and touches every rung of every industry, including the upper echelons of entertainment and sports. And increasingly, …

19 Celebrities Get Real About the Gender Wage Gap

Even Beyoncé isn't getting what she deserves 💸.<p>In honor of Equal Pay Day, we've rounded up quotes from 19 badass celebrities who are speaking out about the gender wage gap in Hollywood and beyond.

It’s not “choices,” it’s pure sexism: Women get paid less for one reason — they’re discriminated against

<b>(Marijus Auruskevicius via Shutterstock)</b><p>Women continue to make 79% of what men make, and it’s not because they freely choose to make less<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>April 13, 2016 2:40pm (UTC)<p>Tuesday, April 12 was Equal Pay Day, an annual day set aside to symbolize "how far into the year women must work to earn …

Feminism

The gender pay gap: In California, it adds up to $39 billion

Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, which was invented by an activist group two decades ago to draw attention to the wage divide between men and women.<p>The day comes in April, roughly marking how many extra months women would have to work into the new year to make what men made the year the year before.<p>The …