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    September 24, 1918: 
    Canada declares the Wobblies illegal.
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  • The Conservative Scheme to Pay for Parental Leave by Robbing Social Security
    Posted On: Mar 07, 2018
    Mar. 7, 2018 | SOCIAL SECURITY | […] It's a clever idea that certainly avoids some of the problems with rival parental leave plans. Still, this is a flawed proposal that'll do more harm than good, including to its intended beneficiaries. The plan is the conservative answer to the liberal lament that America is the only industrialized country that doesn't offer government-mandated paid parental leave — although many companies do so voluntarily. Authored by the Independent Women's Forum's Kristin Shapiro, the idea is simple and elegant: It would let working parents collect Social Security for up to 12 weeks after childbirth so long as they agree to postpone retirement benefits for an analogous time later… […] It is beyond naïve to think that once the government is allowed to dip into Social Security to pay for family leave at childbirth, it'll simply stop there... The Week
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