Stores are beginning to open up—but 82 percent of shoppers say they plan to keep shopping online. A multitude of powerful women are running specially curated thrift businesses through social media platforms—making fashion sustainable and safe.
George Floyd was killed over an imagined counterfeit $20 in a country that can’t keep its promise to place Tubman on the $20, counterfeit security issues or otherwise. Which is the real counterfeit here? George Floyd’s $20, Harriet Tubman’s $20 redesign or a country that still pretends there is “liberty and justice for all”?
Dr. Melanie Rieback has bucked American business as usual by creating a profitable nonprofit business—a mutually beneficial investment that may not be so linear or individualistic and male as past business models have often been described.
COVID-19 is deepening the fault lines in our economic system, entrenching the gendered inequalities that already existed. Now, we are at a crossroads: We can rebuild back towards the status quo, or we can recover towards something more just.
“We are seeing a huge wealth transfer in the CARES Act, giving benefit to private corporations, and the taxpayers will pay for it.”
While the economy collapses around us, Diamond asks: Why does a growth-pressured economy fall apart so quickly?
The word “shecession” appeared in the The New York Times for the first time in its nearly 170 years of publishing over the weekend. And with good reason.
“If you’re an employer and you offer to bring your employee back to work and they decide not to, that’s a voluntary quit. Therefore, they would not be eligible for the unemployment money.” Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and other Republicans are forcing employees to choose between their losing their livelihoods and possibly losing their lives.
Employers are pointing to the economic impact of COVID-19 to justify downsizing and pay rollbacks, whether warranted or not. For all women, it’s important to know your employment rights during the pandemic.
Once women have a seat at the table, local women’s funds also help ensure they stay there, by constantly pushing on the issues that matter to us most. They provide a gender lens to the work of those that hold those seats of power, without which women are erased from the conversation and, in turn, from the economic and funding equation entirely.
It is increasingly clear that what people need most is a direct, sustained, unrestricted cash benefit. The question on many people’s mind is, “How do we get there?” The answer: Start with Black women.