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The AAUW spin sisters strike again
American Enterprise Institute, by Christina Hoff Sommers

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Posted By:Drive, 10/24/2012 3:12:02 PM

This afternoon, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will release its newest “research” report, Graduating with a Pay Gap. This report, according to the AAUW pre-publicity, is “an update of the 2007 AAUW report, Behind the Pay Gap, which found that just one year after college graduation, women are paid only 80 cents for every dollar men are paid.” Can the AAUW be trusted? Consider its record. The 2007 report does give readers the impression that millennial women are facing serious workplace discrimination. But buried on page 18, we find this qualification:

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Reply 1 - Posted by: John c, 10/24/2012 3:17:52 PM     (No. 8958615)

Bad link.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Scilicit, 10/24/2012 3:17:57 PM     (No. 8958616)

Bad link.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: John c, 10/24/2012 3:19:30 PM     (No. 8958619)

Link now works.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 10/24/2012 4:27:33 PM     (No. 8958828)

Guess on average they aren't worth as much to the boss.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: shepsmum, 10/24/2012 4:58:03 PM     (No. 8958919)

But I thought Lilly Ledbetter said it was 72 cents. Even AAUW didn't back that up!

(and we know, even in the AAUW report with ALL factors considered, it's a 5% difference)

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickeymat, 10/24/2012 5:25:03 PM     (No. 8958983)

This organization used to be a great one with a fine mission-just another giving in to leftism and destroying itself.

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