Posts tagged "economics"

Bernie Sanders Issues Bill To Make 4-Year Public Universities Free

It’s not charity, it’s an investment in America.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 19, 2015

Guy Talk: Sex Isn’t A Commodity That Women Exchange

“How do women decide to begin a sexual relationship? Pricing!”

The above video showed up in my Facebook feed the other night. It’s from a purported think tank, the Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture, which is actually a Christian think tank/advocacy group. The video claims to be a scientific…

By: Kale Bogdanovs / February 28, 2014

Money Honeys: The Freakonomics Guys On The Economics Of Prostitution

If you’re anything like me, the life of a high-class prostitute has intrigued you since Secret Diary Of A Call Girl. But note I said high-class prostitute: this career choice only piques my interest insofar as I could earn the big money. Lucky for me, the authors of Freakonomics figured this out. Steven Levitt and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 22, 2009

“Womenomics” Authors Say Working Mothers Should Just Say “No” To More Work

“No means no” is a phrase feminists have successfully integrated into the lexicon to use in halting unwanted sexual advances. And now some feminists are arguing the next terrain for “no means no” should be for cutting back on above-the-call-of-duty hours spent in the workplace.

So says the new book “Womenomics: Write Your Own

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 3, 2009