#report: yes, the gender wage gap is real (see in particular: women of colour) – @rewire_news

(Evidence people. There is Actual Evidence. See in particular: women of colour.) ••• A major research report out Thursday from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) aims to inform the national discussion about workplace policies with a new analysis showing the gender wage gap is real. “We’re basically saying we’ve measured it a lot of different ways, and it exists, and […]

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#todayin: you couldn’t make it up! Some white people who are concerned that ‘black privilege’ is getting out of control

splutter On Jezebel: Hello, I’m here to apologize for the “black privilege” that I, as a black woman, benefit from every day! Just kidding. But CNN’s John Blake spoke to some real people who really believe in this—that “black privilege” is a thing, while white privilege, of course, is not. In an in-depth piece, Blake spoke to a few white […]

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BREIVIK’S FAR-RIGHT FRIENDS IN AMERICA

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If you give Breivik’s 1,500 manifesto a good read (though why would you, I suppose), you’ll see that his political influences (particularly with regard to his hatred of Islam) did not come from European sources but rather from the far-right in the US. Though he referred heavily to his fellow Norwegian, the blogger Fjordman, it was Robert Spencer, the American […]

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