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How work-first culture is failing "all in" fathers

Corporate culture is sorely out of step with modern day fatherhood, says CNN correspondent and father of three Josh Levs.
Several fathers told 'All In' author Josh Levs that they were ridiculed or shamed for wanting more time with their kids. (Harper Collins)

Corporate culture is sorely out of step with modern day fatherhood, says CNN correspondent Josh Levs. The father of three argues that more and more men are eager to be fully engaged parents, but a combination of old fashioned attitudes and inflexible policies are holding them back.

Today he joins q guest host Gill Deacon to discuss how the work-first ethos is working against "all in" dads, why both male privilege and female gatekeeping must be challenged, and how a big personal risk turned into a sprawling research project.

Levs is the author of the new book All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families — And How We Can Fix It Together".

He took his employer to court over pat leave — now reporter Josh Levs is rallying other 'all in' dads. (CBC)

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