– Data Covid-19 USA – Thoughts on the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
– Data Covid-19 USA – Family leave should be a right, not a privilege.
In failing to secure a benefit with bipartisan appeal, President Biden joins a long line of frustrated politicians. But some Republicans say it could be resurrected on its own.
The U.S. is one of six countries with no national paid leave. The Democrats have cut their plan to four weeks, which would still make it an outlier.
Compared with its peers, the U.S. has little in the way of family policy, but where it exists, it has mostly treated men and women the same. The Democrats’ plan would cement that.
An initial proposal to offer workers 12 weeks of paid leave could be whittled down as Democrats try to trim their $3.5 trillion social policy bill.
- Alltagsrassismus in Ostdeutschland Anfeindungen auf offener Straße, abwertende Blicke: Rassismus scheint in Ostdeutschland ein noch größeres Problem zu sein, als im Westen.