Closing our stubborn gender wage gap begins and ends with us

Commentary | September 8, 2016 | By Marilyn Watkins | South Seattle Emerald

The 2016 elections could go down in history as one of the watershed moments in American history. We could keep up the public agitation and elect a President, Congress, and state legislators who will pass equal pay and paid family leave, fund quality childcare and preschool, end mass incarceration, reform our immigration system, and rebuild our national infrastructure. Or we could let fear and division prevail. It’s really up to us.

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