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Of course US birth rates are falling this is a harsh place to have a family

The US is one of only four countries in the world with no government-subsidized maternity leave while 36% of the workforce are contract laborers with no access to benefits   America’s birth rate has fallen to a 30-year low, let the hand-wringing and finger-pointing begin. It’s those selfish women, wanting careers before kids! Or, gasp,

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Of course US birth rates are falling this is a harsh place to have a family

The US is one of only four countries in the world with no government-subsidized maternity leave while 36% of the workforce are contract laborers with no access to benefits America’s birth rate has fallen to a 30-year low, let the hand-wringing and finger-pointing begin. It’s those selfish women, wanting careers before kids! Or, gasp, not

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Pensions, parents, and children: Am I better off? – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images As the baby boomer generation retires, their children are planning their own provision for life after work. According to the Resolution Foundation, growth rates in income appear to have stalled for millennials, while those now retiring are most likely to own a home and have a generous private pension. We asked

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