Archive | June, 2010

Guest Post: "Economic Role of Parents Devalued"

Your (Wo)Man in Washington welcomes guest blogger Amy Peake, a mother, lawyer, and writer. She has graciously allowed me to crosspost an opinion piece of hers that recently appeared in The Birmingham News. MY VIEW: Economic role of parents devaluedBy Special to The Birmingham News May 30, 2010, 5:35AMBy AMY PEAKE Theodore Roosevelt, father of [...]

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The Part Time Worker Blues

There are many different reasons women and mothers get the short end of the stick in our social order, but a major factor has to be how part-time work is structured in this country. This is a big part of the reason women’s earnings and women’s wealth trails that of men so dramatically. The US [...]

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