By Abigail R. Hall | Thursday January 26, 2017 at 7:03 PM PDT | Comments Off on My Vagina Doesn’t Care for Your Identity Politics
A couple years ago I arrived in New Orleans for a small conference. Prior to the opening dinner and reception, I went to the hotel gym to exercise. There was a man on one of the other cardio machines, and a national news network was on the TV. I got on the treadmill and...
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Tags: Economics, election, feminism, Gender Wage Gap, identity politics, maternity leave, Politics, public discourse, stereotypes
By Abigail R. Hall | Wednesday February 3, 2016 at 9:59 AM PDT | Comments Off on Mandated Paid Maternity Leave . . . Again
Time recently published an article discussing the ever-debated issue of mandated paid maternity leave. The article’s author, Belinda Luscombe, titled her article, “Please Stop Acting as if Maternity Leave is a Vacation.” Included with the article were the standard statistics. The United States is the only OECD country to not offer guaranteed paid leave,...
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Tags: Economics, Mandated maternity leave, maternity leave, negative rights, Philosophy, positive rights, rights