Eva Longoria wants to hear from you! Ask her a questions about the upcoming elections on Twitter using the hashtag #ALMA14. Eva will respond to tweets during msnbc’s live broadcast of “After the ALMAs” TONIGHT at 11 p.m. ET.
Many people know that women make 77 cents to the dollar compared to men. But did you know that African-American women make just 64 cents to the dollar, and Hispanic women make just 56 cents? One group offers an interesting way to fix this.
Secretary Perez is taking questions on 10/10 at 10am ET. He also wants to #RaiseTheWage to $10.10/hr. Coincidence?
Ask him Friday at 10am ET: Facebook.com/msnbc
A new campaign aims to raise awareness about the $30 trillion in lost wages for working women – with a tongue-in-cheek crowdfunding campaign aimed at closing the very large gap. Yes, that’s right – a crowdfunding campaign with a goal of raising just under $30 trillion.
Over the course of a lifetime, assuming she works full time, a woman will lose approximately $435,049 in earnings due to the wage gap. Multiply that by 69 million working women, and that’s an enormous sum of $29,811,746,430,000.
Monday’s Supreme Court decision will soon bring marriage equality to a total of 30 states.
"Student loan debt in the United States is currently sitting at $1.2 trillion. Seven in 10 college students who graduate have a student loan debt. They graduate with an average of $29,000 of debt. Here’s an idea for you: How about a bailout for student loan debt across America?"
- Ed Schultz on the need to reform student loans
The unemployment rate is down to 5.9%, the lowest level since before July 2008. A closer look at the numbers, however, reveals a racial unemployment gap as wide as ever.