Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
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Opinion: How the Return to Office Work Is Impoverishing the Middle Class
The middle class is facing serious economic hardship with little of the workplace flexibility now afforded to the well-off. Here’s how employers — and government — can help.
How to Overcome Tribalism, the Shouty Minority and Facebook Toxicity
Have modern politics become irredeemably tribal? In September, Thomas Friedman decried the “virus of tribalism” infecting the United States and other democracies.
The pandemic changed how we vote. These states are making the changes permanent.
At least two states are moving to universal mail voting after Covid-19, while GOP-dominated Kentucky is among those expanding early voting.
A shot at a million: Ohio offers vaccinated a chance to win big bucks, college scholarships
Gov. Mike DeWine said the lotteries would be paid from existing federal coronavirus relief funds.
Biden admin will share millions of AstraZeneca vaccine doses worldwide
The company has produced about 10 million doses of the vaccine for the U.S. but the FDA has not yet authorized their use.
The $15 Minimum Wage Isn’t the Only Way to Raise Worker Pay.
Requiring disclosure of take-home pay could be a wake-up call for executives, workers and investors and heighten pressure to increase wages.
‘There’s tremendous fear’: Farmworkers face vaccine eligibility woes
Many states have been slow to make migrant workers eligible, which has put 3 million people at risk for Covid.
Here’s What Happens to a Conspiracy-Driven Party
The modern GOP isn't the first party to embrace huge conspiracies. But the lessons should be sobering.
To Thrive, Our Democracy Needs Digital Public Infrastructure
It’s time to start building online versions of the libraries, parks and other public spaces that make societies and democracies work.
FDA says Pfizer vaccine vials hold extra doses, expanding supply
Using every drop from overfilled vials could boost available doses by up to 40 percent.
20 Americans Who Explain the 2020 Election
We have very little in common except our fear of each other.