What We’re Reading Today (10/11)

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.)


The Washington Post

A surprising number of men think women are ‘well represented’ when just 1 in 10 executives is female

Jena McGregor, October 10


Market Watch

How the higher education system is holding Latino workers back

Jillian Berman, October 11


The New York Times

Careers for Women in Technology Companies Are a Global Challenge

Alina Tugend, October 10


Huffington Post

As If Trump Weren’t Enough, Women Are Falling Behind At Work, Too

Emily Peck, October 10


The New York Times

Gretchen Carlson: How to Encourage More Women to Report Sexual Harassment

Gretchen Carlson, October 10


The New York Times

Unintended Consequences of Sexual Harassment Scandals

Claire Cain Miller, October 10



How the School-to-Prison Pipeline Works

Mariame Kaba, October 10


The New York Times

Successful Career Women Finish the Phrase ‘If Only …’

Alina Tugend, October 10


The Washington Post

Working night shifts is linked to an increased risk of obesity

Linda Searing, October 9


The New York Times

Doubtful Science Behind Arguments to Restrict Birth Control Access

Aaron E. Carroll, October 10


The Washington Post

Florida’s schools — once integration’s great hope — are resegregating

Moriah Balingit, October 10



The New York Times

In Love With Romance Novels, but Not Their Lack of Diversity

Katherine Rosman, October 10




Dissatisfied With the Number of Women of Color in Office? You Can Help Change That.

Muriel Bowser, October 10


The Washington Post

Women shouldn’t trust the men who call themselves allies

Irin Carmon, October 10



The Infantilization of Adult Professional Women

Jill Filipovic, October 10


USA Today

Our problem with sexual abuse is about more than Harvey Weinstein

Kelly Lawler, October 10



Harvey Weinstein is More Proof That We Can Take Down the Patriarchy With Storytelling

Lauren Duca, October 10


The Washington Post

Why aren’t wages growing more quickly? A graphical analysis.

Jared Bernstein, October 9