Tag Archives: child care

Chart of the Day: The many ways the US fails working families

TweetToday the White House is convening a Summit on Working Families, so it’s a good time for your regular reminder that the US’s policies for working families are the absolute worst. Seriously, whatever policy recommendations the President makes today, they will be an improvement. The US is just one of three countries with no guaranteed [...]
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Chart of the Day: There are now 2 million stay-at-home dads in the US

TweetAccording to a new Pew Research analysis, there are now about 2 million stay-at-home dads in the US — a figure that has has nearly doubled since 1989. Tweet
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Five better ways to use the billion dollars the government has spent on marriage promotion

TweetBecause there’s obviously nothing else we could be doing with the money, the federal government has spent nearly one billion dollars since 2001 on marriage promotion: Tweet
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Mothers’ needs play second fiddle to the needs of family and teammates

Tweet The New York Times has launched a series: “Mothers That Teammates and Families Both Need.” I was impressed that the first story in the series on mothers in the WNBA succeeded at presenting great facts and expert advice. On the first read, I was really excited about the possibility of women at the margins, mainly mothers [...]
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