Access to Contraception Is Critical For Women’s Economic Autonomy

Being able to use contraception has had a significant impact on the quality of women’s lives, particularly by providing them with the economic autonomy to pursue goals, like becoming financially independent and obtaining a college degree. These insights were highlighted in a ThinkProgress article by Tara Culp-Ressler based on new research from the...

A $12 Minimum Wage Is a Moral and Economic Imperative

  Associate Business Editor Caroline Fairchild in The Huffington Post recently made the argument that not only is a $12 minimum wage affordable, but it would actually help our economy. A report from non-partisan public policy center Demos looked into the effect of large retailers raising wages to pay the equivalent of $25,000 per year, or $12.25 per hour,...