This ecological study evaluates whether US Medicaid expansion was associated with state-level changes in physical abuse and neglect rates among children younger than 6 years compared with states that opted out of Medicaid expansion.
In Immigration and the Remaking of Black America, sociologist Tod Hamilton shows how immigration is reshaping black America. He weaves together interdisciplinary scholarship with new data to enhance
Shawn Fremstad"failing to account for this diversity among the black population [due to recent black immigration] can lead to incorrect estimates of the social progress made by black Americans and the persistence of racism and discrimination"
His books keep pushing the same technocratic fixes. But today’s most pressing questions cannot be depoliticized.
Shawn Fremstad“a rate of output over the past decade whose best comparison is probably late-career Woody Allen. Unfortunately for Sunstein, this analogy also holds when assessing the quality of his latest work”
However the legal issues pan out, the Trump administration clearly shouldn’t change the poverty line in a way that cuts Medicaid and other benefits over time for millions of working-class people.
Shawn FremstadThe official poverty line has defined deprivation down over the last half century. The next progressive president should fix this, and expand Medicaid and other programs in the process.
Shawn FremstadThe official poverty line has declined deprivation down over the last half century. The next progressive president should fix this, and expand Medicaid and other programs in the process.
NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Reich, the author and Ivy League academic whose "The Greening of America" blessed the counterculture of the 1960s and became a million-selling manifesto for a new and euphoric way of life, has died. Reich's nephew...
Shawn Fremstad"Nonmetro ethnoracial minorities have experienced particularly poor labor market outcomes. The disadvantage of ethnoracial minority status and rural residence is especially pronounced for nonmetro black workers ..."
Trump obsesses about immigration so voters will blame 'the other' while he enriches his friends. This is racism in the service of plutocracy.
Shawn Fremstad"Democrats need to expose Trump’s cynical motivation for obsessing about immigration. He wants to get voters focused on blaming “the other” so he can keep them from focusing on kitchen-table issues—health care, retirement security, fair wages and more ..."
How American empire is a net drain—even for Americans.
Shawn Fremstad.@ryanlcooper: "American prosperity—by which I mean the standard of living of typical Americans—in no way depends on [the American] empire, and the broad American public is in no way the major beneficiary of the system it promulgates."
You’ve probably heard a lot of complaints about dads over the past few years. We fathers are not pulling our weight around the house. Poor Mom is stuck working a “second shift,” doing more than her share of household chores even after a full day at...