Category Archives: In-depth commentary for the serious activist

An in-depth look at women’s “pay equity”

“When a man working as a general laborer on a union construction job can support a family, yet a woman working as a waitress or a cashier cannot, we see a problem….” This vision largely explains the impetus behind pay equity. Continue reading

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The Sexism of Go Red: Women’s advocates wrong about why more women die of heart disease than men

Even at very old ages, men die of heart disease at a higher rate than women. At age 85 and above, although more females than males succumbed to the disease in 2003, 5,621 males died per 100,000 population vs. 5,126 females. Continue reading

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The media’s unfair reporting on the sexes’ war risk and sacrifice

Increasingly, journalists’ rule appears to be this: Even if only one female troop — or just one nurse — falls in a war that slaughters thousands of men, report “thousands of men and women killed. — or even better, thousands of women and men.” Continue reading

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Would the World be Better If Women Ran It?

“Every few years someone writes a book, publishes a study, or simply drops a quote suggesting what a kinder, gentler, less competitive, more collaborative, less power-crazed, and fundamentally more ethical place Washington would be if only the gals were in charge.” [This commentary updated often.] Continue reading

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How We Waded Into The Sexual Harassment Quagmire — And How to Dig Out

Why aren’t feminists upset about this inequality? Answer: They don’t want to offend most women. Continue reading

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Taking Apart the Walmart Sex-Bias Class-Action Lawsuit

Did Wal-Mart discriminate against its female employees? Or did the federal district court ignore important facts and factors bearing on the case, and hence reason incorrectly? Continue reading

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