The XX Factor

Ladies, Do the Math

Today in her new Double X column “The Princess,” Linda Hirshman takes women’s blogs, including our own XX Factor, to task for their soft coverage of the recession. She argues that lady blogs need to do more number crunching. These blogs, Hirshman argues, need to provide hard evidence of the toll the recession is taking on women. “When you do,” Hirshman writes, “it’s easy to knock down the claim that men should get most of the stimulus benefits because they lost most of the jobs.” Check out the full piece here .