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Binders Full of Green Jobs

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

When support green job training programs, we're not just investing in America's women. We're investing in their kids, their partners, their parents, and their neighbors. We're building a stronger, more resilient, healthier country for us all.

GOP Gov. Nominee On Equal Pay: Government Shouldn't 'Micromanage'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

The equal pay debate entered New Hampshire's gubernatorial race Monday when Republican candidate Ovide Lamontagne discussed his views on the issue, in...

GOP Gov. Nominee On Equal Pay: Government Shouldn't 'Micromanage'

ThinkProgress | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for governor in New Hampshire isn’t sure whether or not existing law in his state forbids pay discrimination, but he’s pret...

'If' Only Romney Understood Women

Joan Fitz-Gerald | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Joan Fitz-Gerald

Romney's answer about equality in the work force began, "if you are going to have women in the workforce, you need to be more flexible." The "if" says a lot about his inability to accept the fact that most women are working outside the home.

Friday Talking Points -- Snappy Women Label Needed

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I had planned to dissect Obama's debate performance today, and highlight the best parts of it, but then I noticed the speech Obama gave this morning, in which he hit the same points even harder.

Let My Daughter Roughhouse

Lyz Lenz | Posted 12.19.2012 | Parents
Lyz Lenz

I can't stop people from telling their children that girls don't run, yell, punch or get rowdy. But I wish I could.

The Difference Between Equity and Binders Full of Anybody

Rinku Sen | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Rinku Sen

Diversity is about variety, getting bodies with different genders and colors into the room. Equity is about how those bodies get in the door and what they are able to do in their posts.

Women, Ohio and the Clintons Will Make the Difference for Democrats

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

If you believe certain Republicans who have anointed Mitt Romney as the next president, I have a binder full of reasons they are wrong.

GOP Plans for Women? Empty Binders

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Watch the debates and learn more about EMILY's List's incredible pro-choice Democratic women. Because when you listen to what they have to say about things like healthcare access, equal pay, and economic security, your choice at the ballot box will be an easy one.

Why My Vagina Is Voting for Barack Obama

Hayley Krischer | Posted 12.19.2012 | Women
Hayley Krischer

Let's break it down to see if Mitt Romney can get your vote in the women's department over President Obama.

Want to Get Past Romney's Lies About Women's Rights? Look to the Supreme Court

Michael Keegan | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Romney's dangerous agenda, whatever it is, would last for four years. His right-wing Supreme Court could last for forty years. That's a scary thought for anyone who cares about the rights of women.

Binders Full of Women Come Up Empty

Linda Meric | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Linda Meric

We need to know how candidates plan to level the playing field to ensure equal pay for equal work. Because women deserve to be paid fairly, and when they are, their families and the economy will win.

In Defense of Katherine Fenton

Zach Stafford | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics
Zach Stafford

Where is the 'study' of the other people that asked questions to the candidates? Where is the publishing of their social media accounts? Where are the articles insinuating that they drink too much and that they should be shamed for asking a question that affects more than 50% of America?

Dear Pre-Modern Mitt...

Richard V. Reeves | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Richard V. Reeves

I hope you will forgive this public entreaty. This is my application for the role of White House chief of staff in the event that you win in November.

Lilly Ledbetter and the High Court

Simon Lazarus | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Simon Lazarus

The Ledbetter case is not simply a story of how women are denied equal pay -- though it is certainly powerful on that front -- it is also a template for strategic action by progressives in fighting over the courts that could and should be scaled up and broadly deployed.

Romney's Empty Binder

Janet Ritz | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Janet Ritz

Romney's "binders full of women" lie, as fun as it is on the campaign trail and as an Internet meme, is an empty binder Romney used to cut into the president's support among undecided women.

The Rise of the Binders

Carolita Johnson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

No better way to bind women together than to patronize them, Mitt. ...

Women, Romney and Equal Pay

Kristen Houghton | Posted 12.17.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

When President Barack Obama was telling the story of his grandmother, a woman who became a bank vice president but could go no further because of the glass ceiling, he was telling the story of my own mother.

In Debate, Romney Teases on Workplace Flexibility

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Morra Aarons-Mele

Cracking the glass ceiling isn't just about making sure women have opportunities to work and receive equal pay and fair treatment, it's about women and men taking on equal responsibilities in all areas of life.

A Binder Full of Memes

Alex Palombo | Posted 12.17.2012 | Media
Alex Palombo

As long as there are people with Photoshop skills, social media know-how and a twisted sense of humor, there will be political memes. And thank God -- sometimes it takes a picture of school supplies full of women to make you think about the issues.

'Binders Full Of Women' Won't Solve Pay Inequality

Slate XX | Posted 10.17.2012 | Women

After two debates with almost no mention of women—even the abortion question in the vice presidential debate framed the issue as one of men's person...

Romney: Turning Back the Clock on Equal Pay

Janine Balekdjian | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Janine Balekdjian

Mitt Romney apparently thinks that the gender pay gap is due to the fact that women can't possibly compete in the labor market because they're constantly rushing home to take care of babies and cook for the children. Therefore, women simply can't be as productive as men.

Amanda Terkel

Todd Akin Opposed To Minimum Wage, Equal Pay Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) isn't philosophically opposed to businesses paying men and women the same wages -- he just doesn't want the government to make ...

The Missing Majority: Domestic Policy Through a Woman-less Lens

Riane Eisler | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Riane Eisler

Women are 52 percent of the U.S. population. But not once did either Obama or Romney even give a nod in their direction for the hour and a half they debated U.S. domestic policy. This woman-less lens is not only disastrous for women, but for us all.

Women Must Vote Their Values in 2012

Cynthia Dill | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Cynthia Dill

As women, we know how fragile our economic security is. And now, thanks to the right-wing Republican Party agenda, we know what it is like to see our personal freedoms come under fierce attack. We must be vigilant to what is happening to women in America.