Wednesday, February 24, 2021

How this country fails its most vulnerable

A field guide to our threadbare social safety net...

Child poverty in the US could be slashed by monthly payments to parents—an idea...

Fifty years later, Congress and the nation are again debating a major boost in government support for families with children.

The global cry for change

Billions of people throughout the world are desperate for change, for freedom, social justice, greater democracy and environmental action.

Psychedelic drug in clinical trial to help stroke victims recover by rewiring brain

Algernon Pharmaceuticals, a Canadian-based company, began its study this week in which stroke participants will be given a microdose of DMT with the hope of minimizing damage and maximizing recovery.

‘Together we fight, together we will win’: Workers strike nationwide to demand $15 minimum...

"We have won $15 in cities and states across the country. And now, it is time to win $15 nationwide."

How Spanish can help us survive viral times

A journey into the heart of a language we need now more than ever.

Beating back the far right globally

It’s time to resurrect a global anti-fascist consensus to name, shame, and throw these guys out of the game.

Incentive

I don’t think that the solution is to treat everyone exactly alike, because that eliminates incentives.
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The shecession: Women face staggering job & income losses amid the pandemic’s economic crisis

“The reason for this is because women are over-represented in the hardest-hit sectors: service, leisure/hospitality, education and healthcare services.”

The origin of Black History Month—and why it still matters

There is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history.