What We’re Reading Today (9/1)

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.)



Ivanka Trump supports ending Obama-era equal pay data collection rule

Betsy Klein, September 1


NBC News

Trump Halted Obama’s Equal Pay Rule. What it Means for Working Women

Suzy Khimm, August 31


Business Insider

Millennial Women Have Yet to Recover from the Great Recession

PR Newswire, August 31



The New York Times

Job Growth Slowed in August, With U.S. Adding 156,000 Positions
Nelson D. Schwartz, September 1


The Wall Street Journal

Americans Are Happier at Work, But Expect a Lot Less

Lauren Weber, September 1



Ivanka Trump Just Endorsed Shuttering Obama’s Equal Pay Initiative

Bryce Covert, August 31


The Washington Post (Video)

Where was Ivanka Trump this week in the fight for equal pay?

August 31


The Wall Street Journal

Texas Judge Quashes Obama-Era Overtime-Pay Rule

Eric Morath, August 31


The New York Times

Storm With ‘No Boundaries’ Took Aim at Rich and Poor Alike

Julie Turkewitz and Audra D.S. Burch, August 31


The Atlantic

Why Aren’t There More Women Working in Audio?

Joy Lanzendorfer, August 31


The New York Times

Texas Abortion Restriction Is Temporarily Blocked

Maggie Astor, August 31



The New York Times

How Chile Ended Its Draconian Ban on Abortion

José Miguel Vivanco and Veronica Undurraga, September 1



The New York Times

In Silicon Valley, Working 9 to 5 Is for Losers

Dan Lyons, August 31


The Washington Post

What’s more important than breast-feeding a baby? Giving a father time with his child.

Petula Dvorak, August 31


The Washington Post

Poor Texans are going to suffer the most in Harvey, thanks to state politics

Tawny Tidwell, August 31


The Washington Post

The economy really is getting better. Here are two key signs

Heather Long, August 31