Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

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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Sentence First, Verdict Afterward: The Obama Administration’s Continued War On Men

“But then came modern feminism, and in particular its foundational conviction, dating back at least to Susan Brownmiller’s Against Our Will (1975), that the prospect of sexual assault by men is a defining feature of the oppression of women for which male-dominated society generally, not just individual offenders, should take the rap.” Continue reading

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The Gender Wage Gap Lie

“Women make 77 cents to men’s dollar. I’ve heard the line enough times that I feel the need to set the record straight: It’s not true.” Continue reading

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Why the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and all other equal-pay measures over the decades haven’t helped women (What feminist activists don’t want you to know.)

No law yet has closed the gender wage gap — not the 1963 Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, not Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, not the 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act, not the 1991 amendments to Title VII, not affirmative action, not diversity, not the countless state and local laws and regulations, not the horde of overseers at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission….. Nor will the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act work. Continue reading

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