Trump Introduces New Tariffs, Equal Rights Amendment Inches Closer to Full Ratification

  • TARIFF TROUBLE: President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the United States will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from some of its closest allies, including Canada, Mexico and the European Union, the Wall Street Journal reports. These groups announced that they would impose retaliatory tariffs on similar goods from the United States, sparking fears that a larger trade war could be afoot.
  • CONTROVERSIAL OPINION: Some millennial women are worried and ashamed of out-earning their male partners, according to CNBC.
  • EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT: Illinois voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment this week, Time reports. The Constitutional amendment, which would ensure equal rights for all citizens, regardless of sex, is only one state away from becoming an actual change to the U.S. Constitution.
  • BOUJEE BABE: The She Spends Facebook group is buzzing about Anna Delvey, the con artist who tricked many into believing she was a wealthy socialite. The Cut explains how she rose to the upper echelons of New York society, and subsequently fell when she couldn't make good on the money promises shemade.
  • DEATH TOLL: A Harvard analysis of Hurricane Maria's death toll in Puerto Rico shows that roughly 6,000 people died in the storm, rather than the 64 people the government initially reported, according to Buzzfeed.

- Alicia McElhaney / She Spends Issue #56