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Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap

Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) -- It’s a staple of feminist rhetoric: Women make less money than men because of discrimination.

“We’d all like to think, in 2012, that pay discrimination is a thing of the past,” the progressive activist Joy Lawson wrote in the Huffington Post recently. “But the pay gap still exists, and it’s big: women earn an average of 77 cents on a man’s dollar.”