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Admittedly, I’ve asked this question in a COMPLETELY different context, but this hand-wringing piece is popping up everywhere for me. Thought it would be fun to discuss here.

First of all, I think it’s bizarre that they lump people living on retirement money in the same mix as people living on disability. Seems to me there is a PROFOUND difference between saving and investing and quitting versus legit or not-so-legit disability.

It’s also interesting that men live off savings and selling NFTs, trading Bitcoin, etc but not women? This piece, to me, seems misogynistic because the lack of men in the workforce is somehow more concerning than the lack of women (who’ve been more affected by Covid and childcare issues), and also doesn’t mention child support NOT being paid by a lot of those non-working guys (and yes, I know women often pay child support, too).

Anyway. This piece really bugged me for many reasons.

Curious what y’all thought.
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