Capitalism and the Caring Economy
Joe Biden’s American Families Plan is something of a miracle. It carries out goals that advocates have only dreamed of. These include $225 billion for day care, so that no family pays more than 7 percent of its income on child care; universal pre-kindergarten; paid family and medical leave; as well as better pay for care workers and $200 billion to assure four million uninsured people will gain health coverage.
All this, and more, is nothing short of astonishing. And yet, there is a deeper challenge that these superb proposals don’t reach.
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