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New article at The Nation: Mancession worriers say women are victors of the new economy. I say that's BS.
The apotheosis of this genre, Hanna Rosin's “The End of Men,” appeared in The Atlantic in the summer of 2010, going one step further to suggest that an “unprecedented role reversal [was] now under...
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I got so-called "TMI" at Feministing about my brush with HPV to highlight how we should talk about it:
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New post: How women lost in the debt ceiling deal.
Although the deal averts a painful default, many of the cuts will fall on the backs of struggling women.
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Such good news today. Hope this makes it all the way.
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ladies, we have a real shot at FREE birth control prescriptions under health reform. crucial regulations will be written soon. let's make sure the Obama admin tells the culture warriors that this time they will NOT be allowed to politicize good medicine!
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A bit lost in the Komen/PP shuffle: the White House announced a contest to create an app that will close the gender pay gap. But I write that it'll take way more than that to close it:
To change the wage gap, we have to change systemic problems like unionization, work-family policies, and gender segregation.
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Is Obama paying attention to the womancession? I saw signs that he is in his jobs speech:
The plan isn't perfect, but women's poor employment outlook seems to be on Obama's radar.
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It may seem to be on his radar, but I doubt he will move on it.
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‎Mike Konczal and I wrote an article at GOOD! How the worker speedup is making the womancession even worse:
How the worker speedup is creating the “womancession”
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In light of the pick to have Richard Cordray head the CFPB, it seems relevant to recycle my post on how Elizabeth Warren is getting the Frances Perkins treatment:
Elizabeth Warren: Frances Perkins' plight all over again. Posted on September 17, 2010 by brycecovert| Leave a comment. I've seen this before. Elizabeth Warren, the sharp-witted, tough-as-nail...
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