“The U.S. is the only OECD country without paid maternity leave; a parent’s job isn’t protected if he…”

“The U.S. is the only OECD country without paid maternity leave; a parent’s job isn’t protected if he or she takes a day off to care for a sick child; and the U.S. still lacks affordable, high-quality child care.”

Why America Has One of the Highest Child Poverty Rates in the Developed World – Jobs & Economy – The Atlantic Cities

USA #1, amirite?

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But the low birth rate is definitely because we refuse to take individual responsibility for our “decadence,” not any of this stuff.

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