What We’re Reading Today (10/2)

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.)


Bloomberg BNA

Gender Gap Persists in Parental Leave

Martin Berman-Gorvine, September 29



Council unanimously votes to explore paid sick leave

Kate Weidaw and Jacqulyn Powell, September 30



Huffington Post

Starbucks Under Fire For Giving Less Parental Leave To Hourly Workers

Emily Peck, October 2


The Wall Street Journal

The Link Between Economic Growth and Tax Cuts Is Tenuous

Kate Davidson, October 1


The New York Times

Marches for Racial Justice and Black Women Converge in Washington

Emily Baumgaertner, September 30


The Washington Post

How the military handles sexual assault cases behind closed doors

Craig Whitlock, September 30



The New York Times

‘Faux’ Male Feminists Draw Ire in Hollywood

Monica Corcoran Harel, September 30



The New York Times

Let Wronged Workers Join Together for Justice

David Freeman Engstrom, October 2

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