No Gender Bias in Politics? Not So Fast

A professor's provocative assertion that they found "no evidence whatsoever that voters are biased against female candidates" demands a reality check – and more women running for office regardless of whether bias exists.
Courtney Freudenthal

Making The Case For A Family-Friendly Economy

Economist Heather Boushey's new book, "Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict," explains how progressives can make the case for government policies that can help families balance life and work.
Courtney Freudenthal

Underemployed College Graduates Still A National Crisis

One in eight college graduates are currently underemployed. That shows that the problem of low wages among workers under 25 isn't a problem of education; it's a function of a weak economy.
Courtney Freudenthal

Work-Life Balance Matters To Millennial Voters

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders should emphasize their proposals to federally enforce comprehensive parental and sick leave as one way to connect with younger voters.
Courtney Freudenthal

Why Fight for $12 When $15 is Better?

The Supreme Court this week set a strong positive precedent for supporters of a $15 federal minimum wage. Now the Fight for $15 moves to Washington in a big way – on both its political and its commercial corridors.
Courtney Freudenthal