• The Kids Aren't Alright

    14 days ago - By THCB

    America, like most cultures, claims to love and value children, but, gosh, the reality sure seems very different. Three recent reports help illustrate this: The Pew Research Center's report on the expectation of having children , Claire Suddath's searing look at the childcare industry on Bloomberg , and a UNICEF survey about how young people, and their elders, view the future.
    It's hard to say which is more depressing.
    Pew found that the percentage of non-parents under 50 who expect to have children jumped from 37% in 2018 to 44% in 2021. Current parents who don't expect...
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