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The Pandemic Isn’t Forcing Moms Out of the Workforce — Dads Are

Let’s be crystal clear about why working mothers are suffering

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On Wednesday, the Washington Post published a piece warning that the “coronavirus childcare crisis will set women back a generation,” echoing a FiveThirtyEight article from earlier in the week headlined, “How the…




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Jessica Valenti

Feminist author & columnist. Native NYer, pasta enthusiast.

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