NFL Toughens DV Policy; Emmys’ Host Debases Latina

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has said that effective immediately there will be tougher penalties for any NFL employee found to have engaged in domestic violence or assault. Also this week, at the Emmys Bruce Rosenblum, chairman of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, asked actress Sofia Vergara to step onto a pedestal and show off her curves.

Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance.

Domestic Workers’ Champ Envisions Win-Win Future

After Massachusetts’ passage of a domestic workers’ bill of rights, Ai-jen Poo sees “more states on the horizon.” She’s also looking to build support for subsidies and tax breaks to help families pay for better-trained caregivers.