Tag: Generation X

Childcare cuts will send home those who should be in the workforce

First published by the Sydney Morning Herald, 16 January 2012 When a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney surveyed students about their plans for the future, the men spoke of careers but the women also factored in families and children. One said she was planning for a life in the diplomatic corps, where built-in domestic help would allow her to combine a family and … Read More Childcare cuts will send home those who should be in the workforce

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When reality bites

A confession. Lately I’ve been listening to Stay (I missed you), Lisa Loeb’s three perfectly formed minutes of indie pop from the soundtrack to the 1994 film Reality Bites (opening lines: “You say I only hear what I want to/You say I talk so all the time). The song’s video famously featured a one-take shot of Loeb pacing around an empty New York City apartment, … Read More When reality bites

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