The Devaluation of Feminized Labour, and the Thankless Job of Mothering the Canadian Nation-State, or “Wages for Wife Work!”

Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau spoke publicly last week about her need for additional staff to keep up with the appearance / meeting requests and correspondence she has received since occupying the role of the spouse of a very popular prime minister. While there is precedent for additional staff for the PM's spouse (she currently has one staffer), much … Continue reading The Devaluation of Feminized Labour, and the Thankless Job of Mothering the Canadian Nation-State, or “Wages for Wife Work!”

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