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Political cartoonists are out of touch – it’s time to make...

Jennifer Grygiel, Syracuse University The New York Times came under fire after a political cartoon appeared in print on April 25, 2019. In it, a...

Caster Semenya’s impossible situation: Testosterone gets special scrutiny but doesn’t necessarily...

Jaime Schultz, Pennsylvania State University A yearslong saga between a middle-distance runner and her sport’s ruling body may be nearing something that resembles a conclusion. In...

At work, women and people of color still have not broken...

Tesa Rigel Hines, Purdue University Northwest Did you notice the race of your barista this morning? What about the sex of your mechanic? I have observed...

Marijuana legalization – a rare issue where women are more conservative...

Laurel Elder, Hartwick College and Steven Greene, North Carolina State University Surveys show that on issue after issue, women are more liberal than men, save...

Skilled blue-collar jobs are growing – though women aren’t getting them

Eric Hoyt, University of Massachusetts Amherst and JD Swerzenski, University of Massachusetts Amherst In the press, the phrase “blue collar” is often used as shorthand...

Why women in economics have little to celebrate

Duygu Yengin, University of Adelaide International Women’s Day is a good time ask two critical questions about economics: do we have enough women in it,...

Backlash and gender fatigue. Why progress on gender equality has slowed

Sue Williamson, UNSW We are in the midst of an outpouring of feminist activism kicked off by the pink pussy hat movement in the United...

Why women still earn a lot less than men

Michele Gilman, University of Baltimore A decade ago, on Jan. 29, 2009, newly inaugurated President Barack Obama signed his first bill into law: the Lilly...

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Why Americans will never agree on oil drilling in the Arctic...

Scott L. Montgomery, University of Washington After decades of bitter struggle, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge seems on the verge of being opened to the...