We must bail out the industry that allows millions of parents to work.
Vox"The US child care industry “was a house of cards before the pandemic,” says @aijenpoo, executive director of the @domesticworkers. “And then the pandemic just basically collapsed it.”
Undervaluing child care is hurting families — and the economy
He politicized an incident in Pennsylvania to make an unfounded claim that Democrats are "cheating" in the election.
VoxTrump says he won’t commit to leaving office if he loses the election because of a "ballot scam." He used a Pennsylvania incident involving discarded ballots to make an unfounded claim that Democrats were trying to "cheat" in the election.
It’s time to ask why we continue to spend millions of taxpayer dollars on police misconduct lawsuits and billions more on policing that yields poor outcomes.
VoxUS cities that have voted to cut police budgets:
—Minneapolis (the city has decided to “dismantle” its police force)
—New York City
—Salt Lake City
The country’s top infectious disease expert talks with Vox on Covid-19 science and the case for trusting a vaccine.
VoxSix months into the US response to the #Covid19 pandemic, Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, remains one of the most visible and steadfast defenders of science in an increasingly politicized environment.
People took to the streets Wednesday night to call out systemic injustice.
VoxNo police officers were charged with killing Breonna Taylor.
That’s because the current criminal justice system is designed to uphold police impunity, even at the cost of Black women's lives, argues @FabiolaCineas.
The Affordable Care Act made birth control more accessible than ever. Then came Trump.
VoxBirth control, especially IUDs, were more accessible than ever under Obamacare. Then came Trump.
VoxAfter Obamacare was passed, the median out-of-pocket cost for birth control among insured patients fell to $0, with 91.5% of IUD recipients getting the device at no charge.
Then came the Trump administration.
Trans people have historically been disenfranchised. Voter ID laws are making the problem worse.
Vox35 US states with voter ID laws.
An estimated 260,000 trans people who do not have an ID that correctly reflects their name and/or gender to use in the 2020 election.
It's a recipe for significant trans disenfranchisement come November.
The problem with our social safety net is clear. The solution is, too.
VoxWhy is getting unemployment in the US so much harder than in other countries?
It's partly because of America's hybrid state-federal setup, a fragmented system that's allowing hundreds of thousands of people to slip through the cracks without aid
We have more than enough work to go around for the next generation if we address one of our nation’s biggest problems: infrastructure.
Vox.@AndrewYang's 3 principles for human-centered capitalism:
1. Humans are more important than money.
2. Markets exist to serve our common goals and values.
3. We should be using human-based metrics to determine success, not money-based ones.
VoxWhat if we asked young people, “What problem do you want to solve?” and then paid them to solve it? @AndrewYang on how to fix America’s failed capitalist system and recenter human lives as a national priority
Vox"It seems like each major crisis or piece of legislation ends up bailing out people who were already doing well," writes @AndrewYang.
"It’s time to rebuild our country and stop failing both ourselves and the next generation."