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A new study has found that even while wage increases for women in Miami-Dade outpaced men, women still make less in the workplace.

Why leaving women out of Trump’s cabinet isn’t just wrong — it’s dangerous

Nov 17, 2016
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When Justin Trudeau was elected prime minister of Canada and  appointed  a precedent-shattering 50-50 ratio of men and women to his cabinet, his pithy comment was, “It’s 2015.”   Under Donald Trump's administration, the US is looking more like the 1970s. Fewer women are being considered by Trump for leadership positions than in any other administration since President Gerald Ford. That’s not just politically incorrect — it will lead to poorer decision making. And given that Trump has said he...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XP90QAnmaA4 The dating app Tinder has made a change that it hopes will make the experience more inclusive for transgender and gender non-conforming people. Previously, users had to identify either as a man or a woman. Now, the company says people can now select a gender description from a much wider array of options. They can also choose for their profile to appear in search categories that best match their identity. "Starting today, no matter how you identify,...

The video shows an enraged man repeatedly hitting a woman in an apartment elevator. Filmed in the northern Chinese city of Langfang, the security camera footage went viral last Friday. In the video, the woman fights back, eventually pushing the man out of the elevator as her child cowers behind a bicycle. The reason for his behavior? The woman said she requested that he stop smoking in the elevator. According to Chinese media, the man is still at large. The video attracted a...

At 4.9 percent , the nation's unemployment rate is half of what it was at the height of the Great Recession. But that number hides a big problem: Millions of men in their prime working years have dropped out of the workforce — meaning they aren't working or even looking for a job. It's a trend that's held true for decades and has economists puzzled. In the 1960s, nearly 100 percent of men between the ages of 25 and 54 worked. That's fallen over the decades. In a recent report , President...

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01/06/14 - Monday’s Topical Currents addresses “Angry White Men,” a study of the extreme right, White Supremacists and neo-Nazis in the US, Germany and Scandinavia. Sociologist Michael Kimmel of New York’s Stony Brook University says young white men are distraught that society no longer belongs exclusively to them. Especially in small-town America, underemployment and wage stagnation have built up rages among young white males...