January 15, 2014
Wealthy Women Can Afford to Reject Marriage in a Way That Poor Women Can’t

In a Wall Street Journal editorial this week, Bush administration press secretary Ari Fleischer wrote that “‘marriage inequality’ should be at the center of any discussion of why some Americans prosper and others don’t.” He cited statistics about the vast income disparities between single women and married women, regardless of race, and argued that these gaps would shrink if women stayed in school and waited until marriage to have kids. 
At an Atlantic summit on female poverty on Wednesday, the women in the room would have none of that.
Read more. [Image: Reuters]

Wealthy Women Can Afford to Reject Marriage in a Way That Poor Women Can’t

In a Wall Street Journal editorial this week, Bush administration press secretary Ari Fleischer wrote that “‘marriage inequality’ should be at the center of any discussion of why some Americans prosper and others don’t.” He cited statistics about the vast income disparities between single women and married women, regardless of race, and argued that these gaps would shrink if women stayed in school and waited until marriage to have kids. 

At an Atlantic summit on female poverty on Wednesday, the women in the room would have none of that.

Read more. [Image: Reuters]

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