What We’re Reading Today (8/29)

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.)


IWPR IN THE NEWS

Business Record

Guest Opinion: Use your words, tell your story to spark change

Tiffany O’Donnell, August 28

 

DOMESTIC POLICY

The New York Times

Home Health Care: Shouldn’t It Be Work Worth Doing?

Eduardo Porter, August 29

 

Chicago Tribune

Illinois’ No Salary History bill vetoed

Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz, August 28

 

Fortune

This Is the New Uber CEO’s Track Record on Gender Equality

Valentina Zarya, August 28

 

Glamour

Black Girls Code Turned Down $125,000 From Uber—Then Crowd-Funded Even More

Maggie Mallon, August 28

 

The Washington Post

Americans express support for traditional public schools in new poll, even as Trump disparages them

Valerie Strauss, August 29

 

The Wall Street Journal

Donald Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Challenged by Civil-Liberties Lawsuits

Nancy A. Youssef, August 28

 

INTERNATIONAL

BuzzFeed News

The Gender Wage Gap Is Due To Sexism, Not Low Paying Industries, Researchers Say

Gina Rushton

 

OPINION

Market Watch

Opinion: No, hurricanes are not good for the economy

Caroline Baum, August 29

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