Bryce Covert is a contributor at The Nation and a contributing op-ed writer at the New York Times. Her writing has also appeared in the Washington Post, the New Republic, New York Magazine, Slate, and others, and she won a 2016 Exceptional Merit in Media Award from the National Women’s Political Caucus. She has appeared on ABC, CBS, MSNBC, NPR, and other outlets.
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.