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Closing California’s gender wage gap only addresses some causes of inequality

When Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act this week, it became illegal for California employers to pay unequal wages for “substantially similar work” — not only equal work — and made retaliation toward employees who ask about their coworkers’ wages unlawful. 238 more words

Women's Rights

From across the pond in London: The week in women Summit edition

The Women in the World London Summit came to a close this afternoon and — if we may say so ourselves — it was a rollicking two days of gripping panels and evocative speakers. 616 more words

Arts And Culture

Pledge or Else

Ed Koch’s group attacks legislators who refused to sign his reform pledge

In the final week before Election Day, former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is making good on threats to wage a negative ad campaign against all New York state politicians and political hopefuls who refuse to sign pledges vowing to support specific legislative reforms, ones he hopes will bring more transparency and accountability to the New York State political system. 1,499 more words


Detroit women pledge $600k to solve untested rape-kit crisis

Six years ago, Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy was a lone woman fighting for justice after untested rape kits – 11,341 of them – were found abandoned in a Detroit police warehouse. 281 more words

Human And Civil Rights

The Privileged Class

Today, the findings of a recent Cato Institute study on government vs. private-sector compensation were summarized and reported by Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon. 219 more words


Reforming For Freedom

If a person does not reform while in prison, the chances of reoffending and being sent back to prison upon release increase greatly.  The importance of reformation is paramount if one does not want to end up back in prison time after time. 282 more words