Chelsea Clinton: Men must 'lead the way' to gender equality

WEX Opinion - 2 hours 53 min ago

Ashe Schow

So much for strong women rising up and bringing down the patriarchy.

During an interview with Fortune, Chelsea Clinton (daughter of Bill and Hillary, interviewer of computer-animated geckos) claimed that around the world men must be the ones to lead the way to gender equality.

"We've seen some real cultural normative shifts — and candidly it often has to be men who lead the way," Clinton said when asked specifically about gender equality in Japan.

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Texas Dem: Texans vote on 'God, guns, gays and abortion'

WEX Opinion - 3 hours 18 min ago

Jason Russell

Multiple state Democratic leaders met in Washington Friday and expressed frustration with voters who they say do not vote in their own economic self-interest.

"I come from a land where the voters pick candidates … on God, guns, gays and abortion," said State Rep.

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Women hold fewer top positions, earn less than men at Clinton Foundation -UPDATED

WEX Opinion - 4 hours 23 min ago

Ashe Schow

Women hold fewer senior-level positions at the Clinton Foundation and earn less than their male counterparts, according to an analysis by The Weekly Standard.

After it was discovered that the average woman earned on average 72 cents for every dollar the average man earned in Hillary Clinton's Senate office, her spokesman told the Washington Examiner that it was "ridiculous" to claim discrimination, since women held so many senior-level positions in the office.

But at the Clinton Foundation, the top eight highest-paid positions in 2013 (the latest data available) all belonged to men.

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Alito's wildcard could shape 2016

WEX Opinion - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:25pm

Philip Klein

Before oral arguments in the latest healthcare case to reach the U.S. Surpreme Court, analysts focused on the instant chaos that would be unleashed if justices invalidated subsidies that millions of Americans have been relying on to help them purchase insurance through President Obama's healthcare law.

But during Wednesday's arguments in King v.

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History lesson: President Hillary Clinton would be secretive, too

WEX Opinion - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 7:14pm

Byron York

News that Hillary Clinton exclusively used a private email account to keep secret her communications as Secretary of State should surprise no one.

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