Betty Friedan

Bill Knight – August 29
10:47 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Labor Day and the Feminine Mystique

Bill Knight

This Labor Day during the 50th anniversary year of the publication of the landmark “Feminine Mystique” by Betty Friedan, one wonders, “What if?”

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Guest Commentary – Alison Vawter
1:33 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Work Remains for the Feminist Revolution

Alison Vawter
Credit Rich Egger

“The Feminine Mystique,” by Betty Friedan, was published 50 years ago last month.

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Bill Knight – February 7
10:18 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Women Undervalued in the Workplace

Bill Knight

Ninety-two years ago this week, the author of “The Feminine Mystique” and cofounder of the National Organization for Women, Betty Friedan, was born in Peoria. Decades later, working women are more financially vital than ever to families, but they continue to struggle at inferior wages, and single moms are especially hard hit, according to two recent studies.

U.S. households increasingly depend on wives’ income – at the highest level of reliance in years, according to research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire.

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