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An Economist’s Formula for Shrinking the Gender Pay Gap

The workplace just isn’t a very equal place. Women still don’t earn as much as men, even when they possess the same degrees.  Women’s progress has actually stalled since the 1990’s as Harvard economist Claudia Goldin points out. But Goldin has some solutions for shrinking the wage gap. Her recent research suggests that flexibility and […]

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New York City’s Slut Police

Is carrying condoms a crime? In New York it might just stop being evidence of one, if a new bill passes the state assembly. Just as Rush Limbaugh’s outrageous slut-shaming was hitting the airwaves, a bill that may help a lot of sex workers — as well as any woman who carries condoms in her […]

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