Monthly Archives: October 2014

Salary Secrecy — Discrimination Against Women?

What women will find out, if salary secrecy is banned, is that they make more than some men, and some men make less than some other men — all doing the exact same work right next to each other, elbow to elbow. Continue reading

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U.S. Colleges’ Sexual Assault Crusade

“Why then if an undergraduate is accused of sexual assault or rape — heinous crimes for which the criminal justice system can send the convicted to jail for many years — do colleges and universities routinely convene committees of professors, students, and administrators to investigate, judge, and punish?” Continue reading

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is widely promoted but won’t achieve much

You could argue, reflecting on President Obama’s approach, that the promoters of Walk a Mile protect women’s image in the way that conservative patriots protect America’s image as morally superior to other nations. Continue reading

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Sorry, Emma Watson, but HeForShe Is Rotten for Men

“…[U]nfortunately, feminism in its present form has too often ignored sexist biases against males, and sometimes has actively contributed to them. Until that changes, the movement for gender equality will be incomplete.” Continue reading

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