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FEATURING RICKEY GARD DIAMOND – April 10th 2018 marked Equal Pay Day – a day that is meant to highlight the on-going gender pay gap. Women on average earn just under 80c for every dollar a man earns. Broken up by race, the statistics are even worse for women of color.

Why, in this day and age, are women still struggling to earn equal pay? In a new book Rickey Gard Diamond explores the history, economics, and sexist ideology that keeps women’s pay low.

For more information about the book visit www.screwnomics.org and www.rickeygarddiamond.com.

Rickey Gard Diamond, founding editor of Vermont Woman; she has taught writing and literature, feminist and media studies at Vermont College of Norwich University. Her new book is called Screwnomics: How Our Economy Works Against Women and Real Ways to Make Lasting Change.

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