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Soccer's Women Just Want a Fair Share

They win all the tournaments. The men get twice as much money.

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Photographer: Mike Ehrmann

Five of the world's top women's soccer players have filed a federal wage discrimination complaint against U.S. Soccer, accusing the American governing body of unfairly paying them less than men's players. Predictably, the knee-jerk reaction among critics is to fall back on old, dubious arguments of "revenue" and the "free market."

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