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Martha Burk

Martha Burk

Martha Burk is a political psychologist, women's issues expert, and director of the Corporate Accountability Project for the National Council of Women's Organizations (NCWO) and the author of the "Your Voice, Your Vote" (2020). Follow Martha on Twitter @MarthaBurk.

Articles by this author

 

The Most Dangerous Time for Women’s Rights in Decades

Merely banning abortion isn't enough for some on the rabid right—a few are even threatening women with the death penalty.

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The Most Dangerous Time for Women’s Rights in Decades

Merely banning abortion isn't enough for some on the rabid right — a few are even threatening women with the death penalty.

Martha Burk ·


The Mean Drunk and the Mendacity

I fear the Senate will conclude that boys will be boys — and sometimes sexual predators — but they can still grow up to be Supreme Court justices

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An Unhappy Birthday for Medicare and Medicaid

As the iconic health programs turn 53, the GOP is advancing plans to privatize one and gut the other.

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Your Boss Shouldn’t Get to Have ‘Religious’ Objections to Your Health Care

Expanding "corporate citizen" rights into health care could ultimately affect everybody, not just women.

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The Tax Plan Moms Need

A modest proposal: Tax corporations to help working moms afford childcare and stay-at-home moms save for retirement.

Martha Burk ·


A New Way to Close the Gender Pay Gap

New research suggests the gap between men and women won't close till 2059 — unless cities and states try this new fix.

Martha Burk ·


What Trumponomics Means for Women

The new president's plan to "fix the economy" will put women workers in a fix indeed.

Martha Burk ·

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