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The Empathy Gap in the Texas Immigration Debate

The Empathy Gap in the Texas Immigration Debate

Apr 16, 2014 | No Comments

After a series of heated exchanges on Twitter, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and State Senator Dan Patrick met at the Univision studios on April 15th for a debate on immigration policy, moderated by the Texas Tribune’s Evan Smith.  Patrick is running for Lieutenant Governor and faces a runoff in May with current Lt. Gov ...

Is Equal Pay Sweeping the Nation?

Is Equal Pay Sweeping the Nation?

Apr 7, 2014 | No Comments

According to Sheryl Jean at Dallasnews.com, equal pay for women is rising to the forefront of issues in the many political races heating up across the state of Texas. She writes, “The question is why pay parity has not been reached yet.” Yes, that is the question, isn’t it? Pema Levy at Newsweek couldn’t help ...

#FJLreads: March 30, 2014

#FJLreads: March 30, 2014

Mar 30, 2014 | No Comments

Last week our own Caroline Stefko wrote about equal pay for women. In that same vein, here are three great articles about the economic repercussions of patriarchy: the first about debunking myths about poverty, the second about the economic hardship of driving long distances for care, and the third about women as a voting bloc. ...