income inequality

Another Problem With The Wage Gap: Women Tend To Have Worse Credit Than Men

…Even though they tend to have less debt.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Hillary Clinton, ACLU & Others Give Schools Advice On Supporting Trans* Students

Five organizations are helping schools to help their trans* students, Britain has a huge pension gender gap, a 1960s board game for girls featured shame tokens, and the FDA has…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 4, 2015 - 5:38 pm

Katana Women Are Japan’s Big New Trend

An online game is creating demand for samurai swords; in other news, the Occupy movement’s populist legacy is becoming increasingly clear.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 10, 2015 - 5:30 pm

The Soapbox: Here’s Why Closing The Gender Wage Gap Is A White Feminist Issue

Patricia Arquette’s words, problematic though they may be, were merely an entry point to a much-need conversation about wage inequality. It is up to us to expand on and continue…

Tiffanie Drayton | February 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Black Employment Rates Were Hit Worse Than White Employment Rates During The Recession

The recession widened the employment gap between Blacks and Whites. [The Atlantic]
If the NYPD is willing to disrespect their boss in public, what do they do when…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 30, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Milwaukee’s Police Brutality Might Be Even More Egregious Than Ferguson’s

The Milwaukee police officer who shot unarmed Black man Dontre Hamilton — who was sober; had a history of schizophrenia; had gotten a toxicology screen on the day of…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 23, 2014 - 5:30 pm