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The U.S. Should Be Paying Parents to Stay Home

Not just during the pandemic, but forever

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One of the great ironies of being a mother in the United States is that while you’re told you have the “most important job in the world,” you are given zero money, little support, and none of the protections or respect that one would expect to accompany a role society says is…

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Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti

Feminist author & columnist. Native NYer, pasta enthusiast.

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