real wealth?

…In the US, the corporations have been the biggest winner – they are now getting more working hours per family, and for much the same wage costs in real terms. In 1970, it took one parent to pay for a lifestyle that in 2000 takes two.

‘Please don’t be like me’ : Top career women are dropping out, while others are racked with guilt. It’s time to rethink how we all work, Madeleine Bunting, The Guardian