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Public Intellectual

May 4, 2020

For all of the think pieces about why Millennials aren't having as many children as previous generations -- maybe they are too selfish blah blah blah -- very few ever hit on how very difficult it is to raise a child in America right now, where every resource from decent schooling and child care, must not only be sought out but competed for. Jessa speaks with Maxine Eichner, author of The Free Market Family, about how America started to prioritize the market over the family, and asks an essential question: what is the economy for?

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