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You’re Taking Care of Others, But Who’s Taking Care of You?!

Lara Hinz, my friend, colleague and Director of Programs at the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) has penned this guest post. She raises a very important point – while we have our hands full taking care of others, our own future well-being is likely falling by the wayside. WISER aims to change that [...]

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Free Riding on Families – Part Two

In my last post, I mentioned that there was a detectable change in attitude towards family carework. By way of example, note the regular featuring of economist Nancy Folbre in the New York Times “Economix” blog. The media’s increased sensitivity is also evident in the high profile enjoyed by Maria Shriver’s “A Woman’s Nation” project. [...]

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