Bryce Covert is Economic Policy Editor at ThinkProgress and a contributor at The Nation. Her writing has appeared on The New York Times, the New York Daily News, New York magazine, Slate, The New Republic, and others. She has appeared on ABC, CBS, MSNBC, and other outlets. Follow her on Twitter at @brycecovert.
A new study finds board quotas don’t improve conditions for the average working woman, but they do the job of giving women more representation among powerful roles.
Girls may outperform boys in school, but the workplace is still stacked against them.
Women put in long hours inside and outside the home, making a more prosperous economy, and we reward them with crappy public policy.
There’s no biological explanation for why women end up doing more housework, so it must stem from societal forces.
There’s no objective explanation for why black women make less than white women.
Ta-Nehisi Coates's detractors are too quick to declare him overly pessimistic about how white supremacy still shapes our society.