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    Socialist Alternative holds event for Int’l Women’s Day

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, Queens College’s Socialist Alternative held a discussion about the state of women for economic justice and equality. Stephanie Sucasaca, member of Socialist Alternative and recent QC graduate, led the discussion, conducted in the Student Union, by speaking on the gender gap. America is only 67th in pay equity rankings worldwide, which, according to Sucasaca, is due to the capitalist system thriving in America that is contingent on inequality. Statistically, white women make 70 cents to every dollar a man makes, with African American women making 64 cents and Latina women making 55 cents. A 2013 Pew Research Center report found in 1980, women earned…