Thursday, September 28, 2017

..the upside of Communism?


NYT op-ed on the upside of Communism
If you think there is an upside to Communism, at all, you’re doing it wrong.

So it should come as no surprise that the New York Times released this op-ed:
For All Its FLAWS? Srsly?
Well yeah.  But women kicked ass!

Researchers also observed that after marriage factory women often experienced slower career advancement than men as they became saddled with domestic responsibilities that left them with little time to learn new skills and take on extra work, both prerequisites for promotion. State services that promised to ease their burden, like public child care centers, were in reality few and far between. Unlike their counterparts in developed countries, Chinese women didn’t have labor-saving household appliances, since Mao’s economic policies prioritized heavy industry over the production of consumer products like washing machines and dishwashers. But these women were able to dream!

Are you kidding us?

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