Taking Care of our Own – Paid leave goes from progressive pipe dream to political reality

Source: Lauren Sandler, New Republic, 2015

…. Even though everyone would gain from paid leave, it is women who disproportionately carry the burden of its absence. Of course, the fact that paid leave would benefit women—indeed, would go far in addressing what many have called the unfinished business of feminism—may be the reason why we don’t have it. …..