Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tag: gender inequality

Here’s Elizabeth Warren’s plan to close the wage gap for women...

"It’s time to build an America that recognizes the role that women of color play in their families and in the economy."

Gender inequality is stunting economic progress

Despite the progressive policy commitments and institutional frameworks on gender equality and women empowerment, implementation remains slow and inconsistent.

Iceland becomes first country to fix this gender inequality problem

Iceland is now the only country in the world that has legalized equal pay between the sexes.

Measuring the Moral Posture of Rand Paul

Senator Rand Paul criticized the Clinton Foundation for accepting money from Saudi Arabian agencies when these agencies do not believe in gender equality. This coming from the man who would not help pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, who co-sponsored the Blunt Amendment, and who sponsored a constitutional amendment to outlaw abortion.

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Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care 

"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."

Inequality kills. But we can stop the killing.

So argues a gripping new book from an activist physician who’s helped divine the keys to long and healthy life.

Biden accused of selling out rail workers by urging Congress to prevent strike

"Biden is siding with corporate rail bosses over the rank-and-file workers who voted against this agreement," said one progressive commentator after the president urged lawmakers to take action to force through a deal without paid sick leave.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Leading ‘sustainable’ investment funds backing fossil fuels, research finds

“Lack of regulation makes for a Wild West of sustainable fund management”, Edward Lander from Ethical Consumer said.