On average, women still make only seventy-seven cents for every dollar men earn....– Read more about how the Senate just voted against closing the gender gap in pay.
Showdown at the Beltway Corral
Things you can do in our new issue: —Meet the GOP’s young guns —Learn why the deficit panic is overblown —Brace yourself for the wrecking ball that is Governor Chris Christie …and more!
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The real consequences of DADT
DADT doesn’t just mean you can’t disclose your sexual orientation at work. It means you can’t disclose it to anyone at any time, ever. Even if Karen and Jennifer never told a single person about their sexual orientation, they would have been in violation of DADT simply for registering as domestic partners and for attempting to protect Karen’s relationship with their...
Obama without tears
Given the election results, the question Barack Obama has to decide for himself is whether he really wants to be president in the fullest sense. Not a moderator for earnest policy discussions. Not the national cheerleader for hope. Not the worthy visionary describing a distant future. Those qualities are elements in any successful presidency, and Obama applies them with admirable skill and...
Time for the Dems to get things done
Our new issue is up, with coverage of the election fallout. Including: —How Democrats should respond to the election results by getting things done for the American people in the lame duck congress. —A post-midterms game plan for progressives. —The money and media election complex that clobbered progressives in 2010. —What we learned from WikiLeaks. —Why Obama needs to learn to play...