Policy #6 from Bernie's Plan:
6. Pay Equity Women workers today earn 78 percent of what their male counterparts make. We need pay equity in our country -- equal pay for equal work.
This shouldn't be controversial. There isn't anything in the country that isn't automated enough for any male or female to be able to handle it. And experience has been proven to remove the differences in performance in the social vs mechanics arena that male & female brains seem to be predisposed to. The only thing where gender is relevant is in sex specific tasks such as providing a womb for a baby etc.
The Battle for the War on Women - While multiple states roll back the equal pay and health rights that women have come to enjoy, Fox News relegates the "war on women" to the rank of "phony" political fight. (6:48):
Phyllis Schlafly vs. Equal Pay for Women - Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly defends the wage gap between men and women by arguing that equal pay poses a threat to romance. (3:25):
"Marry Smart"- Obama calls for women's pay equality, and "Marry Smart" author Susan Patton makes the media rounds with some antiquated marriage advice. (3:50):
Obama's Equal Pay Orders - President Obama commemorates Equal Pay Day with a move that critics dismiss as a political stunt. (2:54):