The richness of childhood needs to be embraced as a social good.
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Shinzo Abe pledged to create a Japan in which “all women can shine.” But behind the glitter is a program that has little to offer working-class women.
In the United States, women face the prospect of becoming mothers without necessary social protections. Many decide it’s not worth the risk.
Instead of challenging the pressures that capitalism puts on child-rearing, liberals surrender to it.
About one fifth of American children live in poverty. Their government’s negligence is to blame.
The correlation between climbing homicide rates and child migration is too obvious to deny.
“The perfect mother” is a cudgel to cut down the flesh-and-blood variety.
Now let us raise your children.
A Jacobin glossary.
Ratified November 20, 1989
Disney-Pixar vs. Laika
No mother should be forced to give birth in conditions Beyoncé wouldn’t accept for herself.
Participation trophies are actually good — give one to every child.
Workers need independent and strong unions, not corporate-sponsored NGOs, to fight their bosses and support their families.
If we want to offer children a better future, we need to get the criminal justice system out of their lives.
Meet the Silicon Valley “disruptors” who want to teach your kids.
Picket lines once made the best playgrounds around.
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Higher social spending leads to better lives for children. The United States has a long way to go.