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Quality Historical Documents

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On March 14, 2019
I am in America’s Favorite Spring Break Paradise (TM) this week–Pullman, Washington–on a research trip. I haven’t found anything particularly exciting in terms of public sharing except for a Stewart Brand column ranting against the evils of the metric system and various nutty right-wing rural Northwesterners talking about how gold mining is good for fish […]
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Self-defined progressive men progressive organizations are far from immune from the plague of sexual harassment and sexual assault. Rather, it’s a huge problem on the job for women at progressive organizations as we see in this devastating discussion of what happened at FitzGibbon Media. In retrospect, there were some red flags. One former FitzGibbon Media […]

The Waitress Life

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On October 4, 2015

Waitresses: combining low wages and sexual harassment with the gendered pay gap for a very, very long time. The low wages compounded by the gender wage gap breeds a system of living paycheck to payche

Sexual harassment of female workers in construction is so endemic that most who enter the field quit. It is a problem that nobody takes even close to seriously enough, including the unions. Given that it is one of the best-paying types of work for workers without college degrees, the institutionalization of this sexism means that […]

Egads

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On August 20, 2008

Ahem. … I guess that I’ve always been mildly curious about how often this goes on. In eleven years of teaching, I have never been solicited once, nor (and you’ll have to believe me o

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