The more I watched, the more I became convinced that Marie Kondo is the hero we need to declutter the giant, oppressive mess we’ve made of the U.S. government.
As long as we continue to stigmatize household labor such as cleaning and child care, we stigmatize those to whom it falls by unavoidable extension.
It’s not that I believe plungers are more important than people, but I do think keeping a clean house best serves the mortals—big and small—that I love.
Here are a few simple rules I try to keep in mind when doing a seasonal edit of my wardrobe.
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