In his weekly Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis came out publicly in favor of equal pay for women.
After Senate Republicans rejected the Fair Pay Act, women and their supporters have stepped up their actions to make Republicans pay in November.
Ready to demonize and belittle any socio-economically disenfranchised group available for the abuse, America's right-wing is directly appealing to the paranoid at the behest of the privileged.
The U.S. Supreme Court is going to announce whether or not they will hear a job bias case against Wal-Mart Inc. for discriminating against women, and whether the case will be heard as a class action lawsuit. Wal-Mart claims that one case cannot speak for thousands of employees’ complaints and the lawsuits should be handled individually. Wal-Mart has been joined by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and several large corporations in seeking to end class action lawsuits.