And now, for the Grand Finale: does the contemporary feminist economist ideal of “social democracy” actually work? Is there a way properly integrate feminist ideology with the dominant capitalism? Thankfully, we have an excellent case study available to answer that… Read More ›
Crisis and Austerity
“As a term and as a means of excluding other women, [socialist feminism] is dead. The ideas that we were trying to put across, however, have become very much a part of every aspect of the women’s movement” (Philipson 1985)… Read More ›
In the wake of the financial crisis, we have witnessed a number of policy measures that have increased the financial fragility of workers by cutting benefits and social safety net programs. In the United States, there have been repeated calls… Read More ›
Today we received a delightful message from the Anne Brooks-Senftleben, founder and chief economist of Women Economists for a Fair Europe. This blog offers a much needed perspective on the European Financial Crisis and austerity measures – from the point of… Read More ›
What’s more important than creating jobs, government debt, or medicine? Enabling employers to deny employees access to birth control! Senator Elizabeth Warren, has once again, delivered a speech that is unparallelled in its honesty. Sadly, this speech was delivered when… Read More ›
It’s not everyday that Comedy Central talks about spreadsheet errors. In case you missed this great show with Thomas Hernon as a guest on the Colbert Report, check it out here.