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GOP: equal pay for women could cause job losses

Republican women senators offer toothless legislation aimed at improving the gender wage gap.  Many of the features of the Paycheck Fairness Act- which was voted down by the GOP 3 times- have been removed, including the mandate for businesses to report gender and wage information back the federal government for monitoring.  The new act, called the … Continue reading

Ecology of culture report

The Ecology of Culture: a mixed economy with several motivations: http://www.a-n.co.uk/news/the-ecology-of-culture-a-mixed-economy-with-multiple-motivations

Podcast: The Artists Financial Support Group Speaks Openly about Money and Debt

Podcast: The Artists Financial Support Group Speaks Openly about Money and Debt speaking at the CUE Art Foundation, January 2015

Podcast: Labor Economists Discuss Under-compensation in the Arts

Podcast: Labor Economists at CUE Art Foundation, 12/05/14 speaking at the CUE Art Foundation, December 2014

Podcast: Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.) on Artist Compensation

Podcast: W.A.G.E. on how creative labor should be compensated speaking at the CUE Art Foundation, December 2014

Percentage of stay-at-home moms rising, child care costs likely cause

The percentage of stay-at-home moms grew to 29% in 2012, according to a recent Pew Research Center report.  Based on census data, the report indicates that the rising cost of child care is a likely reason that growing numbers of women are opting out of the workforce. According to census information, on average, child care costs … Continue reading

Detroit SOUP celebrates 5th anniversary and over $85,000 in project funding

Every month, Detroit SOUP welcomes community members to a dinner of salad, bread, and soup, for a donation of $5.  Diners listen to proposals from other community members about a project idea- often involving art, urban agriculture, social entrepreneurship- and vote for their favorite proposal.  The project with the most votes wins the admission money collected.  Over 5 … Continue reading

The Artists Financial Support Group speaks openly on money and debt – January 30th, 2015

The CUE Art Foundation will host the Artists Financial Support Group, the third event in the series “If it’s not work it must be PLAY: the state of work in the arts” January 30th, 6:30pm-8:30pm at the CUE Art Foundation, 137 W. 25th St. This is a free event, please RSVP to hold your seat … Continue reading