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Class Privilege and Parental Leave

Lisa Wade | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Lisa Wade

Without state support for early parenting, being present in those precious early months is a class-based privilege, one that ultimately exacerbates the very class disadvantage that creates unequal access to the luxury of parenting in the first place.

Occupy The Neolithic?

| Michael Balter on 28 May 2012, 3:00 PM | Posted 05.30.2012 | Science

Even the most democratic societies are rife with social and economic inequalities, as the current tension between the poorer "99%" and the richest "1%...

Rich 'Protected More Than Victims'

Posted 09.05.2011 | Home

Press Association -- The current courts system protects the rich and wealthy more than it does the families of murder victims, the victims' tsar has s...

The Trouble With Meritocracy

Mark Olmsted | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Olmsted

Here's the question society needs to ask itself: Do the "average" and "below average" have the same right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as the "above average" and "excellent?"