International Men’s Day: When 365 Days Just Aren’t Enough!

November 20, 2013 Michael Kaufman

November 19th was apparently International Men’s Day (IMD). On the surface, it might seem like an idea whose time has come. After all, men are being proclaimed an endangered species. We’re dying younger and, in  many countries, living in poorer health than women. Men are more likely to be in prison and less likely to be in college than their female peers.

Even though we don’t think we’re witnessing the end of men, evidence tells us men face growing problems. But should we rally around IMD? For us, it just isn’t the way to go.  After all, last time we checked, men still run the world.

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