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The students enrolled in an Electrical and Computer Engineering course at the University of Arizona are primarily men. Photo by Gloria Knott/Arizona Sonora News Service

It’s 2018. Why is there a gender wage gap?

Gloria Knott March 1, 2018

The gender wage gap is many things. It’s the occupation women choose. It’s the education women pursue. It’s the statistical motherly traits women possess. But after all that, there’s still...

96.1 percent of Americas top 1 percent income earners are white.

Racism and classism go hand in hand

Isaac Andrews November 29, 2017

Racism and classism make for interesting bedfellows. The nonprofit Class Action, explains the interconnection of race and class as so: “In the 1800s and early 1900s, some immigrant groups,...

Michelle Higgins, 51, working in her office on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Photo by: Deborah Lee/Arizona Sonora News

Women’s pay shortchanged

Deborah Lee September 27, 2017

Eighteen cents. That is the difference between a woman and a man working in Arizona. According to data by the Institute of Women’s Policy Research’s (IWPR) project Status of Women in the States,...

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