Wendy Smooth

Gender Pay Gap Magnified During Coronavirus Job Cuts

May 22, 2020
Woman working on a laptap computer
Tolu Bamwo / Nappy

This episode originally aired on May 20, 2020.

In April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a first, unemployment numbers for women hit double digits.

Women make up two-thirds of part-time workers and the majority of the low-wage workforce. For women of color, the news is even grimmer.

Gender Pay Gap Magnified During Coronavirus Job Cuts

May 20, 2020
Woman working on a laptap computer
Tolu Bamwo / Nappy

In April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a first, unemployment numbers for women hit double digits.

Women make up two-thirds of part-time workers and the majority of the low-wage workforce. For women of color, the news is even grimmer.

State Of The Union Reaction

Feb 5, 2020
President Donald Trump
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President Trump delivered his third “State Of The Union” address on Tuesday night, ahead of his likely acquittal on impeachment charges by the U.S. Senate.

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones and his wife Louise wave to supporters before speaking Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala.
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Alabama voters elected Democrat Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday over Roy Moore. What does the Democrats win in Alabama mean for the nation's political landscape? We'll discuss with our experts this hour.