Stoking Inequity

rich-riding-on-backs-of-poorLet’s abandon the fundamentally frothy question of who is wearing a ring. Young men need jobs so they can pay child support and contribute more meaningfully to the households they are living in. The real menace to America’s children is not single mothers, or unmarried or gay parents, but an economy that stokes an unconscionable divide between the rich and the not rich.”

–Katie Roiphe (NYT Sunday Review/Opinion: “In Defense of Single Motherhood“)

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Immoral Airline Fees: Fractured Families

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Booking a flight for a family vacation?

Want to sit next to your kids?

That may cost you.

Extra.

As reported in The Atlantic, an airline “crime against customer service” now charges additional “family fees” for parents who want to sit next to their children.

Whaaaa???

Yes, many airlines are now tacking on “preferred seating” fees for parents who want to sit beside their children.

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