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IEatzCookies Alderaan
11/17/17 3:23 pm

But even in that case, it's not a wage gap. It's an earnings gap, equal to the median annual incomes of women in the full time work force divided by the median annual incomes of men in the full time work force.

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IEatzCookies Alderaan
11/17/17 6:30 pm

I've done extensive research. No respectable economist regards the wage gap with any bit of acknowledgement. It's been proven fake countless times.

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IEatzCookies Alderaan
11/17/17 3:33 pm

Yeah. Liberals really need to stop pushing the idea that it's corporations getting away with paying women less. If this was true, not only would it be illegal according to the Equal Pay Act 1963, but also not make sense according to the fact that most companies would then only hire women to cut costs on wages.

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JudicialJedi321 This is How Liberty Dies
11/17/17 3:18 pm

It had been debunked so many times it isn't worth a second thought.

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ZaQ777 Pittsburgh
11/18/17 6:52 am

The touted 77cents stat is misleading, because it only compares total earnings without controlling for various other factors. Women doing the same work as men make about 97cents per dollar. Not perfect, but not the end of the world. The real problem that should be being discussed is why these extraneous factors exist that cause women to choose less lucrative jobs.

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ozzy
11/18/17 4:50 am

Nope. If anything, women in same job as men might make more than men.

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IEatzCookies Alderaan
11/18/17 9:30 am

Actually women working the same job as men get the exact same amount. There is no wage gap at all. You're not including seniority or the willingness to work night shifts.

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IEatzCookies Alderaan
11/17/17 7:57 pm

I've heard countless liberal elites claim that sexism is behind the "wage gap" and that corporations get away with it. Hillary Clinton for example.

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ctskapski x
11/17/17 5:25 pm

I believe in a gender earnings gap...

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IEatzCookies Alderaan
11/17/17 3:08 pm

I don't believe in fairy tales.

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IEatzCookies Alderaan
11/17/17 3:20 pm

Is it even worth that first thought?

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44YY Boston, MA
11/17/17 6:11 pm

I’ve never heard a liberal say that

44YY Boston, MA
11/17/17 9:04 pm

Not sexism in th way you’ve explained it

ZaQ777 Pittsburgh
11/18/17 12:18 pm

I can't tell if you replied to the wrong person because your post makes zero sense in response to mine.

IEatzCookies Alderaan
11/18/17 12:43 pm

You claimed that women still get 3 cents less. It's not even that much.

ZaQ777 Pittsburgh
11/18/17 12:45 pm

I don't believe that is correct, but regardless, it's completely separate from the actual point I was making.

ccc1 Georgia
11/18/17 8:48 pm

In some jobs yes. But not all. These blanket accusations hurt the convo not help.