This sounds like no home run at all for them, and a real albatross.
One out of five Americans, no health insurance, maybe that’s acceptable in some places like Texas, but I don’t think across the country, it’s something we’re going to find very tolerable.
Firms in Western Europe report that they face no major disruptions from parental leave, as long as the leave is not too long (more below).
There also is a wide consensus that parental leave increases, rather than decreases, women’s employment (a lengthy report offers details).
And the big, positive news for the Republicans sounds puny in comparison.
All those people losing coverage, and the deficit goes down billion per year.
While there currently is no national conversation in the United States about parental leave and working time, there is some rumbling at the grassroots.
A recent New York Times article profiled one organization, Take Back Your Time, which advocates paid childbirth and parental leave, improved protections for part-time work, and guaranteed minimum vacation time.
First, it allows citizens to learn and train together, creating that shared experience of having served in the military.
Some countries impose mandatory military service even today.
Among which are North Korea, which extends its 10-year military conscription last 2014; Myanmar, which requires the drafting of men and women into its armed forces; and South Korea, which imposes compulsory national service for all its citizens.
He’s chair of the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy. That is more than who were added to the rolls by Obamacare. And lest Americans think, oh, this is only people on Medicaid or people who got Obamacare, the CBO estimates seven million people who have employer insurance today will lose coverage.
And Lanhee Chen, a fellow at the Hoover Institution, who advised both Mitt Romney and Marco Rubio in their presidential campaigns. So, if you’re getting coverage through your employer, it’s not guaranteed under this plan.