SOURCE: New York Times
Drs. Robert Pianta and Myra Jones-Taylor expressed hope that parents’ pandemic experiences of working while juggling care and education will lead to a newfound appreciation for both elements, and the modern economy’s reliance on them.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Lawrence B. Glickman
"Taxpayerism has perverted our political culture by denying the existence of a common good — or, perhaps, more accurately, by falsely defining that good, and even freedom itself, as low taxes for the rich and for corporations."
SOURCE: Retro Report
As Covid-19 spreads, keeping workers from becoming sick on the job is taking on renewed importance. Research shows that robust sick leave policies can play an important role in stemming a pandemic.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Lisa Levenstein
Today, in nearly two-thirds of households with children, the parents are employed. In 3 out of 5 states, the cost of day care for one infant is more than tuition and fees at four-year public universities.
by Rachel F. Seidman
An oral historian of medical care in the South observes that the current crisis shows weaknesses in the fabric of society that would have long been obvious to policymakers if they were more inclined to listen to ordinary people.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Caroline Cicero and Paul Nash
Although largely unnoticed by mainstream media, something significant has happened with the rise of COVID-19: the marginalization of older Americans.
SOURCE: The Nation
by The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
America is not in trouble because people are not praying; we face an exacerbated public health crisis because this administration has spent more time preying on the most vulnerable than lifting all people.
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