I Consider the Union My Second Mother: An excerpt from "We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages"

A compelling excerpt from We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages. 

Pay Me What You Owe Me: “Insecure’s” Yvonne Orji Talks Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Molly’s fight for equal pay mirrors a real life issue. Read more »

Backtalk: Hollywood Shenanigans—Revenge Porn & Unequal Pay

This week, Dahlia and Amy get into the latest in Hollywood shenanigans. First up is the potential prosecution of the sole Kardashian brother, Rob Kardashian, for posting revenge porn against his ex-fiance and mother of his infant daughter, Blac Chyna. Revenge porn is another realm of online... Read more »

Ivanka’s World of “Women Who Work”: FEMINISTS UNITED TO COMBAT KAKISTOCRACY IN TRUMP TIMES

Ivanka Trump says she doesn’t know what it means to be “complicit,” but she does claim that she will improve the lives of “working women.” Read more »

History Speaks for Itself: Migration, Women of Color, and the Fight for Equal Pay

The histories of wage disparities for women of color are different than those of white women, and these histories impact the stories we tell about equal pay and the solutions we generate. Read more »

Opportunity Costs: What the Olympics Show Us About the Economics of Women's Sports

Women who are skilled competitors and elite athletes should have the chance to shine more than once every four years. Read more »

Between a Boss and a Hard Place: Why More Women are Freelancing

Big corporations and startups alike have realized that it’s cheaper and easier to subcontract labor than to employ people. Read more »

Backtalk: Equal Pay & Anti-LGBTQ Laws Backlash

This week, we talk about the anti-LGBTQ laws that have recently been passed in North Carolina and Mississippi and the backlash they're beginning to face. PayPal and Deutsche Bank have decided against expansions in North Carolina, perhaps foreshadowing the economic hit that... Read more »

Don't “Get a Bulge”: How Wage Gap Discussions Overlook Trans Women

On Equal Pay Day, let’s discuss how trans people face all kinds of wage discrimination. In most states, it's legal to fire someone for their gender identity. On top of that, trans women often see their salaries drop after they transition. But these facts often go undiscussed in... Read more »

In Federal Discrimination Complaint, Women's Soccer Stars Demand Equal Pay

Even the country's most famous female athletes have a hard time getting equal pay for equal work. Read more »

How Big Is the Wage Gap in Your State?

A new report shows which states pay wome the least compared to men. Guess what's at the bottom of the heap.  Read more »

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