Gender wage gap persists; Women earn 86¢ for every dollar earned by men

Motoko Rich has a disturbing but unsurprising piece on the gender wage gap in the New York Times’ Economix Blog. Here are some statistics: In 2010, women earned 86¢ for each dollar earned by men. “[A]mong so-called creative class workers like architects,… Continue Reading

Mississippi’s “personhood” amendment is bad for all women

Next week, Mississippi voters will decide on a ballot measure that would redefine “person” to include fertilized eggs and fetuses. While Initiative 26 is an attempt to curb abortion rights, there would be other scary consequences should it pass. For instance,… Continue Reading