In 1950, interracial marriage was illegal in 29 states in the US. Interracial and international marriages are on the rise.
Men at the top are not interested in helping the men at the bottom.
The paradox is that Hanna Rosin is a woman, so is Christina Hoff Sommers who wrote a piece in 2000, again in The Atlantic, “The war against Boys” to explain that girls are thriving in schools and boys are not.
Women are not just getting an education, they are successfully employed, sometimes earn more than their husbands, and employment statistics of the last decade pinpoint that the post-modern, post-industrial society is more suitable for women.
Boys in Denmark and Sweden are increasingly dropping out of schools, with no academic education, becoming plumbers, electricians, construction workers, truck drivers, bus drivers, taxi drivers, in short, doing essential but dangerous jobs.
Why should a Danish bus driver not get an Indian wife when he is willing to cook food and ready to learn a new language and, most of all, willing to accept her for her original skin color?
He said, “You know what, I love the brown color, it is the best color”.
A homeless drug addict living on the streets of a European capital has just a few years to live before he becomes yet another statistic of a person found dead in the street. There are men who are successful and we see them frequently represented, as talk show hosts, as political leaders, as professionals, but there is a growing group of marginalized unsuccessful, invisible men living a hazardous life, and no attention is paid to them.
Even among the successful white community in the USA, the number of suicides committed by middle-aged men has risen to unprecedented levels.
There are many similarities between Japan, an advanced post-industrial society, and the western countries in general.