The 2009 gender gap among full-time workers was 19.8 percent. Women earn 80.2 of men's earnings. But in certain niches and demographic groups, the gap is smaller or even reversed.
The nation's Twitter-length attention span is driving the mainstream media into a wild tailspin, rushing to recreate itself based on the latest search engine feedback.
Newsweek's cover is just the latest sign that opposition to this brutal, costly war is now the norm, and American policy-makers had better take notice. Public opposition for to this war has exploded.
It's time to celebrate the pro-environment, pro-community, good-for-the-economy and anti-gridlock reality that a positive portrayal of urban mass transit can help create.
If Treme outwardly sent a strong message about New Orleans after Katrina, the Real World tries more implicitly to convey the "wet blanket over the Mardi Gras frivolity."
It takes less than a minute to tell a lie that can spread around the world, yet it can take days, months, or years to correct it. Sometimes the truth never catches up to the lie.
Vicious right-wing chest-thumpers are missing the point: Americans don't want more and more brutal war. We want our troops home, yesterday.
We in the theatre have known for a long, long time that the show must go on. I'd venture to say that there's only one man in Washington who knows this in his bones -- National Endowment for the Arts chair, Rocco Landesman.
Rove calls the Arizona statute a "tight and reasonable standard." So not so. We must find the national nerve, maturity, and wisdom to frame the crime issue more comprehensively, and helpfully.
The press gave Bush a free pass following the Exxon Valdez spill, while today, the same press corps seems determined to hang the oil spill around Obama's neck. Why the glaringly different approaches when covering epic oil spills?
As I write this, we are 15 minutes away from seeing what bids have come in to buy Newsweek. So I did a bit of Googling to catch up on the press covera...
Bloggers and critics around the world are writing their final farewells and tributes to the show that has intrigued and debilitated them for the past six seasons. Here are excerpts from the best columns on why "Lost" was so beloved.
At the end of the day, if Setoodeh can't accept a gay actor in a straight role, then that's really his problem, isn't it? And he needs to keep that in the closet.
As an organizer of the anti-defamation organization MAGNET, I need to point out that you are hypocritically guilty of the same crime that you have called out Newsweek for, as it relates to transsexual women and your show "Nip/Tuck."
Given the vast pension, health care and unfulfilled subscription liabilities Newsweek carries, it's likely the magazine is headed for extinction.
Here are just a few of the much more obvious ideas for how the Jon Meacham might have given Newsweek a fighting chance.