Archives for category: Pay Equity

DSC_0007American popular & political culture insists on dividing people up into groups- then assigning a separate value to different groups.

Parking pass for federal lands you paid for the same as the wars in Iraq & Afghanistan:

Regular people- $80 annual pass
Military- free
Seniors- $10 Lifetime pass

The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series

 

Selective Service registration for men only.

 

Scholarships that are awarded only to women.

 

Women’s colleges

 

Alcohol prohibition for adults age 18-20.

 

Federal support for Women-Owned Businesses

 

Related:

Public Places- Paid for with Public Money

Gender neutral language?

Discuss on facebook here.

 

 

Photo- Whidbey visitor

 

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I think of people as individuals, not as members of a group.

 

If a man works for minimum wage, does a woman work for less than minimum wage?

 

Name a job where women are paid less than men & I’ll name two jobs where women are paid the same.

In the case of a job where women are paid less- is that situation linked in any way to public policy?

 

Photo- Port Townsend scene