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Phone Call for YOU!

Phone Call for YOU!

 Big doins’ this week!  We’re all getting on the horn to talk about women in the US, how to get to fair pay, why families need a paid leave program they can count on, and what paid sick days would mean for the economic security of moms and dads.  Just like child care, these issues [...]

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The US Supreme Court vs. Moms

The US Supreme Court vs. Moms

In the past 24 hours I’ve come across three items in two major newspapers that are totally unrelated, but in light of each other, suggest to me that women’s status in the US may be sliding back faster than it is moving forward.  Maybe you’ll agree? The first is an column by Dana Milbank, a [...]

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Government: the problem, or the solution to the problem?

Last week I went to the “Thinking Forward, Thinking Big” progressive wonkfest hosted by the Economic Policy Institute, Demos, The American Prospect, and the Institute for America’s Future. The predominant message of the day was that an effective, activist government must function to enhance the common good. Having seen the self-destruction of free market theory, [...]

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