Why does the gender wage gap still exist?

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Most of us won’t live to see gender equality achieved worldwide, according to a new study, which predicts the milestone is almost 100 years away. The World Economic Forum’s annual Global Gender Gap Report ranked Iceland as the most gender-equal country for the 11th consecutive year, followed by its Nordic neighbors, Norway, Finland, and Sweden. Syria, Pakistan, […]

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Why the economy won’t re-elect Trump

Republicans are counting on a strong economy to re-elect President Donald Trump but off-year elections in Virginia, Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi indicate he is in trouble. Relying on historical voting patterns, a widely respected model built by Yale University economist Ray Fair predicts a Trump majority in the popular vote. Similarly, Oxford Economics gives the president a five-point win. What […]

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General election: Why the economic battleground has shifted to the left

Talk to a political theorist long enough and there is a chance they might start talking about the “Overton Window”. Like most academic jargon, it is one of those terms designed to alienate outsiders and make insiders feel smug. But underlying it is actually a rather simple idea: that over time a society’s preferences for certain types of policies tend […]

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Why Broncos' Phillip Lindsay spent his rookie year living in his parents' basement

Phillip Lindsay is a second-year running back for the Denver Broncos and is signed to a three-year contract worth nearly $1.73 million. Unlike many professional athletes who spend their first big paycheck on a new home, the Denver native told NFL.com that he saved his money by spending his rookie year living in his parents' basement. As an undrafted free agent, who […]

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