Happy Fourth of July weekend! This Reader comes a day early:
How World War I’s tragic course of events also changed the balance of gender equality forever. The Daily Beast has the story. World War I fundamentally altered the relationship between women and the workplace. “By the time the Armistice was signed in 1918, a British woman aged 16-32 stood only a one-in-ten chance of marriage.” These “surplus” women entered the workforce.