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Season 3 ⤵
My family owned slaves. I wanted to know more about that.
Episode 7 of The Pay Check podcast looks at why Britain’s Windrush Compensation Scheme became a cautionary tale
A small city agreed almost unanimously that reparations were called for. Then the arguments began in earnest.
Episode 5 of The Pay Check takes a hard look at affirmative action and its promises and failures.
Episode 4 of The Pay Check Podcast takes on the persistent inequality in one of the main sources of intergenerational wealth: homeownership.
Elizabeth Rembert and Shelly Banjo
Black farmers received $20.8 million from Trump's Covid relief packages. Now, the American Rescue Plan dedicates $5 billion to farmers of color. The inequity is part of a long legacy of discrimination.
Episode 2 of The Pay Check podcast does the math on moments in U.S. history that led to the racial wealth gap.
When I searched my ancestral history, I found clues to a legacy of land redistribution.
An in depth look at the racial wealth gap in the U.S.
In the last episode of The Pay Check, we explore the lasting legacy of a radical World War II-era experiment.
More than 30 years of restricting births have left China with a demographic crisis.
Until men are as involved in childcare as women, moms will continue to take a pay hit.
Episode three of The Pay Check examines how the cost of childcare holds back women’s earning power. Is there a better way?
On this week’s episode of The Pay Check, a look at pregnancy discrimination and why companies struggle to treat expectant moms fairly
Bloomberg’s The Pay Check returns for an in-depth look at how motherhood explains so much of the $28 trillion global gender-pay gap
In the first episode of The Pay Check, we go deep on pay discrimination. Host Rebecca Greenfield tells us about an equal pay fight in her own family. We take you inside a gender discrimination case that’s been unfolding at Goldman Sachs for over a decade. And we look at how companies magically make their pay gaps disappear—without actually paying women more
Rebecca Greenfield and Claire Suddath
Rebecca Greenfield talks to Claire Suddath about how a century of rules and laws saying what women can and can’t do have made it easy for companies to pay women less. Then Claire talks with Lilly Ledbetter, whose fight for gender equality at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. seemed like an open and shut case—until a loophole in the law denied her justice.
Francesca Levy, Rebecca Greenfield, Jordyn Holman and Max Abelson
Skeptics say the gender pay gap is explained by choices women make about family and career. Rebecca Greenfield unpacks those arguments with the help of professors from Harvard and Georgetown. Then, Jordyn Holman goes inside a contract negotiation between Netflix and the comedian and actress Mo’Nique that went south.
Rebecca Greenfield, Suzi Ring and Claire Suddath
The U.K.’s big, nationwide experiment for pay equality just started. It’s already creating a big mess.
After years of pay secrecy, Fog Creek has revealed the salaries of all its employees.
Rebecca Greenfield and Jordyn Holman
Ladies Get Paid just wanted to help women get more money. Then it got sued.
Sallie Krawcheck, a pioneer for women in finance, talks with up-and-comer Bianca Caban about the uncomfortable reality of being a woman in a male-dominated industry
First we head to the competitive world of poker, where stakes are high and representation of women is low. Then we talk to journalists Manoush Zomorodi and Rose Eveleth talk about sexism in media and the difficulties of finding a mentor.
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