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How the 1% meme obscures global inequality

There is economic inequality between men and women, but gender is not class. And woman does not equal poor. Continue reading

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A little geographic and demographic awareness might squelch the 1% meme

How the 1% meme works, and how it could be stopped. Here is a typical recent application of the 1% meme -the 30-year rumor that women own only 1% of the world’s property. In a blog post on Ms., Jessica … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day breathes new life into the 1% meme

What does this meme say about generations of feminists and all they’ve accomplished when it carelessly exaggerates the state of women’s oppression? Continue reading

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Follow the bouncing 1% meme…

Will women always only own “1% of the world’s wealth”? Continue reading

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What is the 1% meme solution?

The 1% meme lives. Continue reading

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A one-percent-meme-less International Women’s Day?

Support International Women’s Day. (Stop the 1% meme.) Continue reading

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How much wealth for women? More than 1%

OK, here is enough evidence to tie this thing up. Continue reading

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Stop that feminist viral statistic meme

The burden of proof is not on me to show these facts are wrong, but rather to point out that they were never demonstrably true, so we shouldn’t use them. Continue reading

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Women and climate change (good point, coupla bad facts)

The EU Parliament takes a stand on women and climate change (+/- 1%). Continue reading

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Longer reads

It’s modernity, stupid In The Sacred Project of American Sociology, Christian Smith says the discipline of sociology has overdosed on modernity, and lost its ability to critically examine itself and its questionable, unquestioned assumptions. The book is awful, but it’s a good chance to think … Continue reading

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