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Bryce Covert

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Bryce Covert

Bryce Covert

Bryce Covert is the Economic Policy Editor for ThinkProgress and a blogger at TheNation.com.

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Paul Ryan’s poverty plan uses old tricks to make deep cuts.

Both Republicans and Democrats want to solve economic insecurity by giving people more purchasing power. There’s a better solution.

If Republicans are playing hardball, Democrats should too.

Ryan wouldn’t just slash Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. He would fundamentally alter how those programs work.

Few new mothers get paid maternity leave. Those who take unpaid leave often go deep into debt to make ends meet.

Twelve red states account for 70 percent of all state and local public sector jobs lost since 2010.

Women dominate growing sectors like retail and home healthcare—but the jobs there are grueling and the wages are low.

Blogs

It's important for women to have access to egg freezing if they want it, but it's a terrible solution to the fact that our society...
What is said off the cuff, even in front of an audience full of women, gives us insight into what women are still up against in the tech...
Marriott made $626 million last year—but that doesn’t mean that if you don’t tip your hotel housekeeper, she’...
VAWA has sparked real progress—but we can do more to ensure that survivors have stable jobs and housing.
A new bill would let families on welfare afford this basic necessity. What’s wrong with that?
Mothers like Shanesha Taylor and Debra Harrell are caught in a childcare Catch-22 that we made for them.
A new study finds board quotas don’t improve conditions for the average working woman, but they do the job of giving women more...
Professional dress was created with the male worker in mind, and the unclear guidelines facing women shows we haven’t fully accepted...