Friday, July 20, 2018

False Claims Of Rape Are Just So Rare That We Can...

It is a usual insistence that false claims of rape are exceedingly rare. So much so that we should just never even consider whether...

The Opportunity Cost Of Late Childbirth

It really would be helpful if people who used certain economic phrases grasped what those phrases meant. So it is with opportunity cost. It's...

London’s Attempt To Close The Gender Pay Gap – Right Diagnosis,...

We should in fact celebrate that the gender pay gap discussion is moving along. Closer to something which identifies the actual problem at hand,...

Labour’s Truly Nutso Plan To Fine Gender Pay Gap Companies

Labour has a plan to fine companies which persistently have a gender pay gap. A fine example of how we'll never solve a problem...

Finally A Decent Argument About Trans Rights

Google makes its living by hoovering up all the bright people it can find and then encouraging them to get on with being bright....

Advertising’s Lists Of Women To Bump Uglies With

Or, as we might put it, the evidence we need of the gross sexism of the advertising industry. For that's an entirely reasonable reading...

What Do Feminists Love Most About Men?

Feminism used to be about completely repressed women challenging misogyny. Then it was about partially-repressed women challenging chauvinism. Today, feminism is about puritanical harpies characterising all...

Harvard’s Claudia Goldin on the Gender Pay Gap

Claudia Goldin is very definitely one of the better economists working on matters like the gender pay gap. Not that that's a high bar...

We Must Eradicate The Appalling Gender Working Gap

We hear rather a lot about how women are locked out of certain jobs in the economy. That no one is locked out but...

Well Of Course Qatar Airways Can Only Be Run By A...

OK, this is perhaps not quite accurate as a headline - much of what we call "Islam's" attitude to women and their place in...