Bryce Covert

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Bryce Covert is a contributor at The Nation and a 2023 Reporter in Residence at Omidyar Network.

Women Backslide in Retail Jobs, Losing Yet Another Foothold in the New Economy Women Backslide in Retail Jobs, Losing Yet Another Foothold in the New Economy

It’ll be hard for women to win the future if they keep losing ground on their own turf.

Aug 27, 2012 / Blog / Bryce Covert

Can We All Just Get Along and Solve the Gender Wage Gap? Can We All Just Get Along and Solve the Gender Wage Gap?

National Review editor Ramesh Ponnuru and I take our debate to real time.

Aug 24, 2012 / Blog / Bryce Covert

For Some Women, Discrimination Prevents Return to Work For Some Women, Discrimination Prevents Return to Work

The myth that husbands need to be breadwinners is keeping some women from sharing equally in the recovery.

Aug 21, 2012 / Blog / Bryce Covert

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Gender Wage Gap Yes, Virginia, There Is a Gender Wage Gap

If only the gender wage gap weren’t caused by discrimination. But the data says otherwise.

Aug 15, 2012 / Blog / Bryce Covert

Paul Ryan’s Budget Deals a Body Blow to Women’s Bottom Line Paul Ryan’s Budget Deals a Body Blow to Women’s Bottom Line

Where Mitt Romney has been vague, Paul Ryan has long been very specific about his support for policies that take a disproportionate toll on women.

Aug 13, 2012 / Blog / Bryce Covert

Cutbacks to Unemployment Insurance Came Long Before the Great Recession Cutbacks to Unemployment Insurance Came Long Before the Great Recession

Pulling back on support for the unemployed is just the latest side effect of state legislators’ decisions to dole out tax cuts.

Aug 6, 2012 / Blog / Bryce Covert

Will Women Get Pushed Off the Fiscal Cliff? Will Women Get Pushed Off the Fiscal Cliff?

Sequestration cuts will hit women fastest and hardest.

Jul 30, 2012 / Blog / Bryce Covert

Low-Income Older Women Will Be Worst Hit if States Don’t Expand Medicaid Low-Income Older Women Will Be Worst Hit if States Don’t Expand Medicaid

This vulnerable group could be left high and dry just when they should be trying to save for retirement.

Jul 23, 2012 / Blog / Bryce Covert

Marissa Mayer as CEO: Don’t Expect Trickle-Down Feminism Marissa Mayer as CEO: Don’t Expect Trickle-Down Feminism

Yahoo’s appointment of a female CEO is historic, but that doesn’t mean she’s coming in with plans to blaze trails for other women.

Jul 18, 2012 / Blog / Bryce Covert

If States Opt Out of Medicaid Expansion, Over 4 Million Women Could Remain Uninsured If States Opt Out of Medicaid Expansion, Over 4 Million Women Could Remain Uninsured

Low-income women were expected to be among the biggest beneficiaries of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion. Now that’s at risk.

Jul 17, 2012 / Blog / Bryce Covert

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