Day: February 12, 2006

The Skinny Pink Paycheck

Will male-dominated jobs ever be fully gender-integrated? “Men’s work” still pays significantly more than comparable “women’s work.” Consider the difference between the median weekly earnings of a secretary ($552) and a firefighter ($933), a social worker ($698) and a police…

The Rights of the Born

I have nothing more to add to this fantastic editorial. Read the whole thing: Everything was going swimmingly on the panel. The subject was politics and faith, and I was on stage with two clergymen with progressive spiritual leanings, and…

Since I’m Bogarting the Blog

Might as well share this story about the first post-Katrina Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Armed with sharp tongues and images such as the blue tarps that still protect broken roofs across the city, the clubs that stage Mardi Gras…

Sunday Dog Blogging

We didn’t actually make it to the park, since not a thing was plowed, and it was hard enough getting to the corner, let alone trying to walk the mile to the park. But here are a couple of pictures…