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.
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.
Female CEOs are consistently paid less than male ones. What have they done to deserve less pay?
Putting a harder cap on overtime would create more jobs and give exhausted workers more time to take care of their home lives.