Having kids — it’s not cheap. Especially when you consider the cost of child care. Many women in the US say the cost makes it difficult to get ahead. But what if there were a model for universal day care? It turns out, there is such a thing — in Québec. The program is 20 years old and is an inspiration for many.
Many college graduates struggle to find a job and why employers are increasingly requiring college degrees (or higher) from job applicants. One economist says cutting government funding for education could help fix the problem.
Many literary groups across the country focus on contemporary women authors. Newly elected President Jair Bolsonaro has spoken disparagingly about women, though, and some in the literary community worry about what that means for female writers.