Congress’ war on working women

May 7, 2015 | | Salon |

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I took furious notes while reading Caroline Fredrickson’s “Under the Bus: How Working Women Are Being Run Over.” The book, which is out this month from the New Press, traces the many ways that women have historically been excluded from the laws and systems designed to protect workers, and how those exclusions continue to shape policy being drafted today. “Furious” because I had to write fast to keep up with information Fredrickson packs into this relatively slim book, and furious because the every new thing I learned made the hair on my neck stand on end.

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