Equal Time with Martha Burk

Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on Michael Pollan's new book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, and why we aren't going back to the kitchen any time soon.  Food guru Michael Pollan wants women (and men) to go back to the kitchen and cook real food again. But what took women out of the kitchen to begin with?  Was it feminism?

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The U.S. tax system is supposed to be fair.  But is it?  If you're an ordinary worker, you're taxed at a much higher rate than investors and corporations.  Corporations claim they have the same rights as people -- so let's tax them the same as people.

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Martha Burk led the fight to open Augusta National Golf Club to women, beginning with a protest a decade ago.  She and her organization kept the pressure on through lawsuits and big monetary settlements to finally dismantle the tree house a decade later.

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It takes until April of every year for women to catch up to what men made by the previous December 31, and that's for full-time year-round workers.  Pithy commentary on why it happens and what can be done about it.

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