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Family Leave

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here’s a NYT magazine feature piece on family leave, and a survey of what “comparable” western industrialized nations offer by way of family leave. it’s a way of looking at the “mommy wars”–the ongoing battle between “choice feminists” and those Read more ›

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Why Defamer is Genius

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Defamer is genius, pure genius. where else could you see a 4 minute-long video of Filipino prisoners dancing to michael jackson’s Thriller? (thiscan’tbereal thiscan’tbereal thiscan’tbereal…) am i going straight to hell for showing it to my toddler and spouse? i Read more ›

Luxuries

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there was a NYT article recently about a $60,000 mattress. the idea was: luxury…what do you do to indulge? i wanted to post this response: i’m a woman, a writer, and mother of a small child. my luxuries consist of: Read more ›

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