Economic Policy Institute
The U.S. invaded Afghanistan by leveraging concerns about women’s rights under Taliban rule. Women’s rights will never be achieved through military occupation and bombing.
Independent Media Institute
"This moment provides opportunities to raise wage demands, but it must be a moment where workers organize in order to sustain and pursue demands for improvements in their living and working conditions.”
At the Wage Floor: Covering Homecare and Early Care and Education Workers in the New Generation of Minimum Wage Laws
UC Berkeley Labor Center
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The Fiscal Times
The number of women age 20 and older not in the labor pool has soared from 40 million in 2000 to nearly 49 million today; another 315,000 called it quits last month. The participation rate of women in the workplace has dropped from a high of 60.7 percent in 1999 to 58.8 percent today. By contrast, some 72.5 percent of men are either working or looking for a job. What’s going on?