Independent Strategy

Did Covid cure the virus of man?

“It’s true that hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?” Ronald Reagan apparently once quipped. It seems women took note of this fundamental weakness in the competition. They have been outperforming men educationally for decades. It takes a while for these things to work through — trickle-up rather than trickle-down economics. But we’ve clearly passed the tipping point in the labour market, where female workers continue to press their superiority. The pandemic has reinforced this competitive edge. There doesn’t seem to be a way back for men.

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