Average weeks of paid family leave for parents: Slovakia: 164 weeks Finland: 161 weeks Hungary: 160 weeks Norway: 91 weeks Korea: 64 weeks Germany: 58 weeks Japan: 58 weeks Sweden: 55 weeks Poland: 52 weeks Canada: 51 weeks Denmark: 50 weeks United States: 0 weeks
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I'd read this but my lunch break is over
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And retired educators in Texas. Last TRS cost of living increase was over a decade ago. The Windfall Elimin Provision (WEP) cuts Soc Sec payments to those who have paid into SS all their lives to those collecting Tchrs Retirement (mine is cut by 40%) @BetoORourke Working 2 jobs
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Just get maternal leave through!
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It's not the governments job to take care of individuals and their families. It's called individual responsibility.
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Then they wondering why people aren't have children. 🤷
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Lol the common argument is people are increasingly more selfish. They have no idea.
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Capitalism suks. Socialism suks. Militarism suks. FossilFuelism suks. Time to RE-INVENT our personal, national, global humane economy in the 21st century. How do we want our species to be in 2222 CE? Familyism/practical, sane. 𝗙𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹𝘆𝗶𝘀𝗺 = 𝗽𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹, 𝘀𝗮𝗻𝗲.
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The party of “family values” is actively against this as well.
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You get what you vote for. The Americans never vote for a change, instead often for regression.
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But…but…Republicans are pro-family. Right? That’s what they say.
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