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Why Direct Care Worker Wages Are Key to Closing the Gender Wage Gap

Jessica Brill Ortiz | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Jessica Brill Ortiz

Despite decades of advocacy by dedicated direct care workers and other visionary leaders, care work is still seen by too many Americans as somehow "less than" other forms of work.

The Middle Class: How We Got One and Why We Need to Keep it

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Because of the strong overlap between American values and middle class values, being middle class is often assumed to be the socio-economic state of nature by American. The history of the American middle class, however, is quite different.

The Gender Battle's Not Over

Megan Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Megan Berry

What is it about women or our society that makes tech seem so unattractive to the female gender?