What We’re Reading Today (8/30)

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.)



Hurricane Harvey Affects Women More Than Men & Here’s Why

Madhuri Sathish, August 29



The Wall Street Journal

White House Won’t Require Firms to Report Pay by Gender, Race

Ted Mann, August 29


Fast Company

These Women Entrepreneurs Created A Fake Male Cofounder To Dodge Startup Sexism

John Paul Titlow, August 29



Ivanka Backs Trump Administration’s Plan to Scrap Obama Rules Preventing Pay Discrimination

Callum Paton, August 30


The New York Times

U.S. Economy Grew 3% in 2nd Quarter, Fastest Pace in 2 Years

Nelson D. Schwartz, August 30


The Wall Street Journal

Pressure Grows to Fund Children’s Health Program

Stephanie Armour, August 29


The Wall Street Journal

Workers Save More for Retirement When Employers Tell Them to, Study Says

Francesca Fontana, August 20



The New York Times

A diminutive woman — and a spy who defined courage

David Ignatius, August 29



The Washington Post

The Trump administration’s ongoing attack on workers

Jared Bernstein and Ben Spielberg, August 30


The Washington Post

Trump says a corporate tax cut would create more jobs. Economists aren’t so sure.

Danielle Paquette, August 30


The New York Times

It’s a Myth That Corporate Tax Cuts Mean More Jobs

Sarah Anderson, August 30

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