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Universal Child Care is Universally Good

mixed race african american and asian mother holding her newborn baby with happy face
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mixed race african american and asian mother holding her newborn baby with happy face

Women have long been hit the hardest because affordable child care remained out of reach for too many. Universal child care could change that and boost lifetime earnings for women by $130 billion. So when do we start? (Photo by iStock/