Is the global economy sexist?

Answer: When 22 men make more money than all of the women in Africa, an Oxfam study says absolutely.

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  • Worldwide, women and girls contribute an estimated $10.8 trillion to the global economy for care work that they are not paid for.
  • Women around the globe do more than 75 percent of all unpaid care work.
  • Women make up only 18 percent of cabinet ministers around the world and 24 percent of parliamentarians.
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Why Slavoj Žižek is a communist, kind of

We know he is on the left, but why? And how left is left anyhow?

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  • Slavoj Žižek is perhaps the world's best known Marxist.
  • He has frequently argued for the replacement of capitalism with a new system.
  • His suggestions for what we do about capitalism are milder than you'd think though.
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What socialism is — according to Bernie Sanders

He's enflamed conversation about socialism across America.

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  • U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has been calling himself a democratic socialist since the 1960s.
  • Bernie's use of the word "socialist" has attracted both love and ire from the left.
  • His definition of socialism is vague, but is the basis for many peoples' understanding of the concept.
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