Glass ceiling at the White House: Female staffers earn $12,350 (and 15.8%) less than their male counterparts
The White House released 2015 salary data tonight showing that there is a gender pay gap in favor of its male staffers, who make $12,350 more on average than their female counterparts. Does that mean the White House discriminates against women? Or can other factors explain gender pay gaps?
What does it say about our relationship with Saudi Arabia that the Saudi ambassador felt free to meet with a wanted terrorist with American blood on his hands, and forward a request for medical treatment back to Riyadh?
An intensification in the Greek crisis could send ripples across the global financial system that could materially affect the United States economy. Of equal concern, turmoil in Greece could allow the Russians to gain a firm foothold in the Balkans.
If we’re truly honest about seeking greater value in how drugs are pursued and used, then we should be earnest in wanting a market with more information that speaks to these attributes, and more competition in pursuit of these elements.
Colorado strikes down a school-choice program, but the case could meet a different fate at the Supreme Court
The Colorado supreme court recently struck down Douglas County’s one-of-a-kind voucher program and the ruling will trigger an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court that has dramatic First Amendment implications and has every chance of turbo-charging the growth of school-voucher programs.
Social justice — forever ill-defined so as to maximize the power of its champions — has become not just an industry but also a permanent psychological orientation among journalists, lawyers, educators and other members of the new class of eternal reformers.
Both of Thursday’s Supreme Court decisions were victories for the Obama administration and for the proposition that the executive branch can rewrite laws to say what they want them to say.
As an upstart party that has ruled India for only seven of its 68 years as an independent country, BJP would be foolish to believe that preserving the status quo will work for it.
Though US shows of force like the dragoon ride through the Baltics and a proposed European F-22 deployment are a step in the right direction, rotating presence is no substitute for permanent force presence.
What’s a family man to do to keep his marriage strong when she earns more? How can a breadwinner wife best keep the love alive? Four keys help make for happy marriages among today’s families.
A bipartisan coalition in the House of Representatives introduced a bill that would repeal the ban on a federal student unit record system, thus providing students and parents with vital information on earnings and loan repayment rates from institutions and individual programs.
The rule likely should be simple: Machines should always be a tool for humans. Society should keep them in their proper station. But interpreting that rule and executing it properly is — please pardon the phrase — where the rubber hits the road.
The claim that mortgage credit is very tight for all but pristine borrowers has been repeated so often by respected policymakers and economists that it is now taken as fact. This characterization of today’s mortgage market, however, is misleading.