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Feb 17, 2021
‘A Disaster for Feminism’
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Nearly a year ago, The Atlantic staff writer Helen Lewis predicted the pandemic would be “a disaster for feminism” and far too many of her predictions have proven true. With women leaving the workforce at unprecedented rates, why has the pandemic’s burden fallen so much harder on them? And what can we, as a society, do about it?

Also: Jim and Maeve answer listener questions about the virus (and discuss chickens).

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