What We’re Reading Today (8/22)

Each morning, IWPR’s @landewatson compiles articles on gender, race, economics, and other policy issues IWPR staff want to know about. See below for what we’re reading today. (Note: articles included do not necessarily reflect the views of IWPR’s staff.)


The Root

Black Women and Girls May Run the World, but They’re Not Safe in It

Andre Perry, August 22



The Wall Street Journal

How Retiring Baby Boomers Hinder U.S. Wage Growth

Eric Morath, August 21


USA Today

Bro culture is under attack, but women say it’s far from tamed

Marco della Cava and Kevin McCoy, August 21


USA Today

‘Delivery economy’ creates wave of low-wage jobs

Kellie Ell, August 22


Market Watch

Only 37% of Americans believe today’s children will grow up to be better off

Alessandra Malito, August 22


The New York Times

Sex Education Based on Abstinence? There’s a Real Absence of Evidence

Aaron E. Carroll, August 22



The New York Times

A New Tune on Women’s Rights in the Arab World
Shereen El Feki, August 22



Could Gossip Be Causing Teen Pregnancy?

Shay Maunz, August 21



Chilean Court Votes To Ease Total Ban On Abortions for the First Time In 30 Years

Lauren Evans, August 21




I Almost Died During Childbirth. I’m Not Alone.

Rachel Stuhler, August 21


USA Today

Voices: I write about race because … We are not your slaves!

Ricky Jones, August 22


The New York Times

Why Is the Fed So Scared of Inflation?

NYT Editorial Board, August 22


The New York Times

Live in a Poor Neighborhood? Better Be a Perfect Parent.

Emma S. Ketteringham, August 22


The Washington Post

Abstinence-only education doesn’t work. We’re still funding it.

John Santelli, August 21


The New York Times

Let Consumers Sue Companies

Richard Cordray, August 22


The Washington Post

3 in 10 strong Trump supporters accept or are indifferent to white supremacist views

Philip Bump, August 22



The New York Times

The Wonder Women of Botswana Safari

Hillary Richard, August 22

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