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Women's Troubles

Denise67 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 4:52 PM
Good point. The storyteller's Aunt Laura got a nice change of scenery every few months, her relatives got their household burdens lightened, and everyone was a winner. To tell the truth, this lifestyle very much appeals to me although I'm afraid I wouldn't be as good at lightening people's domestic loads as she was. It might be nice if more women lived this way and perhaps men too if they performed similar chores. Not everyone needs to be in the paid labor market.

If there's one sure way to capture the attention of the usual suspects in the press, it's to highlight the problems of women with high-powered careers, as billionaire Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has done.

In her Ted talk three years ago and now in a book that has received lavish attention, Sandberg laments that women "are not making it to the top of any profession anywhere in the world. The numbers tell the story ... 190 heads of state -- nine are women. Of all the people in parliaments in the world, 13 percent are women. In the corporate...