On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 5:49 PM, John Wesley <godisamethodist at yahoo.com>wrote:
> Yes, perhaps it has now reached $.75, but somehow I don't think we've
> achieved a
> more egalitarian world because of it.
> From: Alan Rudy <alan.rudy at gmail.com>
> To: lbo-talk at lbo-talk.org
> Sent: Fri, April 22, 2011 4:19:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [lbo-talk] the decline of men
> But, JW, all you have done here is avoid responsibility for your own fw-y
> disrespectful question about how much Shag was being paid while being
> disrespected because she is a woman, which therefore did not represent a
> general use but a very personal use.
> how some people use a general ratio without nuance has no bearing whatsover
> this case - particularly when Shag has clearly shown that she understands
> the general ratio (which, I believe, is more than 75 cents these days) and
> specific patterns of occupation instantiation.
> you might not know it, given your apparent gender politics, but Shag knows
> her shit and doesn't intervene (at least not seriously) where she doesn't.
> On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 4:38 PM, John Wesley <godisamethodist at yahoo.com
> > Hi Shag,
> > Yes, I may be a "fuckwit", but I do firmly believe that the .59/$1. ratio
> > is
> > generally used to convey the implication that this inequity applies
> > the
> > board in the workforce.
> > At a local campus, to commemorate Mar. 8, I've seen various student
> > holding bake sales where "XY"'s pay $1. for an item, while the "XX"'s pay
> > only
> > $.50 ! The implication is quite obvious, I believe.
> > That would be quite a bargain for women radiologists (we all know that
> > MD's are notorious cheapskates, irrespective of gender!)
> > How about using as a ratio the income of a woman radiology tech. (maybe
> > annually) to that of a women radiologist (as much as 600-800K)?
> > That is really the critical type of inequity which must be addressed and
> > the one
> > that explains why we'll probably never have universal single-payer health
> > coverage in the "land of the free" (lol)
> > Fuckwit