Like so many of us, Ivanka Trump is a working mom. And like so many of us, you might expect her work space to be decorated with photos of her kids.
And you'd be right. But, unlike so many of us…— who, you know, aren't the daughter of the sitting U.S. president as well as an official White House senior adviser — she also has some unique office accoutrements... including, apparently, handwritten lyrics to Journey's 1981 hit "Don't Stop Believin'." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcjzHMhBtf0 As a recent profile in The Washington Post mentions, the Jewish mom of two was… >> Read More
When NBC’s Peter Alexander asked Ivanka Trump whether she believes the accusations from more than a dozen women who have claimed Donald Trump sexually harassed and assaulted them, she…immediately called the question "inappropriate." She stood by her father, telling the Today show, "I think it’s a pretty inappropriate question to ask a daughter if she believes the accusers of her father when he’s affirmatively stated there’s no truth to it. I don’t think that’s a question you would have asked many other daughters."… >> Read More
Last week, Ivanka Trump appeared on Dr. Oz and talked about postpartum depression--and what her life is like now that her dad is president.
Many people were outraged about the fact that she not…only was a guest on his show, but was speaking out about postpartum depression at the same time her dad's administration and its allies were seeking to get rid of reproductive and mental health coverage for millions of women. This is why one OB-GYN, Veronica Ades, called Ivanka out on Twitter--and got many people thanking her: Ivanka… >> Read More
It seems like Ivanka Trump isn't even pushing forward a good agenda on her "signature issue." Apparently, the Trump administration is planning to end an Obama-era policy aimed at preventing pay…discrimination. The "Women Who Work" advocate even supports this change. Boo. So, what's the deal? The Obama-era rule makes it a requirement for business owners to document how much they pay their employees--and they would also have to include the employee's gender, race, and ethnicity, which makes it possible for the government to see where… >> Read More
Apparently, Ivanka Trump doesn't actually care about "women who work." The workers at an Indonesian factory that produces clothing for her brand have recently come forward describing being verbally…abused by supervisors. They also, not surprisingly, receive one of the lowest minimum wages in Asia, according to a report in The Guardian. In the piece, it should be noted, dozens of workers were interviewed about their experience, reporting that many employees regularly worked unpaid overtime, making about $173 a month--which is not a livable wage for… >> Read More