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In 1937, when Japan set out to conquer Asia, its "one percenters" earned a fifth of all income, around the same extravagant slice their American counterparts are enjoying right now. Eight years, three...
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Women should not need access to a husband to avoid poverty.
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Billionaires had a pretty awesome 2016.
Joe Hockey once boasted that it is not the role of government to reduce inequality. I ask this simple question: if it is not the role of government, whose role is it?
Until we remove the stigma that comes with the biological fact that women carry the children and give birth, we aren't going to have a level playing field. Men should be encouraged to take time away from their careers to share the privilege of being with their children in those precious first few years of life. In return, their partners could return to the workforce earlier, or at least have the choice to do so.