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Hiding Pregnancies: Reproductive Freedom Is an Economic Issue

Marissa Mayer, center, at Tech Conference in San Fransisco. Photo: LA Times.

For anyone who claims that reproductive rights aren’t an economic issue, try getting a job at 20 weeks’ pregnant.

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Women Want Jobs, But Who Wants To Create Jobs For Them?

The newest job numbers are a disappointment, but what’s more disappointing is how bad they could really get.

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Sexonomics

The media discussions over the inclusion, and then exclusion, of contraception funds in the stimulus package ignored actual experts. And the fact that family planning has profound economic benefits.

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In Hard Times, Treating Women’s Private Decisions With Empathy

In a broken economy, do Americans realize that moralizing about sex doesn’t address people’s real needs?

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No Foreign Policy Debate? McCain Puts Campaign On Hold

The financial crisis is enormous but with a foreign policy debate upcoming, a debate where we’d love to hear where the candidates stand on funding crucial global health care programs, Senator McCain is stating he wants to postpone it.

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