What We’re Reading Today (9/15)

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.)



House Republicans are trying to block an Obama-era program to track the gender pay gap

Anna North, September 14



The Wall Street Journal

The Second-Class Office Workers

Lauren Weber, September 14


The Washington Post

U.S. workers have been giving a lot more money to the ACLU

Jena McGregor, September 14


The Wall Street Journal

Former Google Employees Allege Bias Against Women

Yoree Koh, September 14


The Washington Post

Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant: Young, minority women disproportionately affected by lupus

Ariana Eunjung Cha, September 14


The New York Times

Silicon Valley’s Dark Side (Again)

Nathaniel Popper and Katie Benner, September 13



The New York Times

In Angela Merkel, German Women Find Symbol, but Not Savior

Katrin Bennhold, September 13



The Washington Post

African Americans are the only racial group in U.S. still making less than they did in 2000

Heather Long, September 15


The Washington Post

The average American spent more than 9 full days getting to and from work last year

Christopher Ingraham, September 15


The New York Times

The Economy Isn’t Broken

David Brooks, September 15


The New York Times

Women’s Voice Remains Faint in Politics

NYT Editorial Board, September 13

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