Children

The Build Back Better Act Can Level the Field for Single Parents

The Build Back Better Act Can Level the Field for Single Parents The Build Back Better Act Can Level the Field for Single Parents

No wonder conservative lawmakers who idealize a “traditional” nuclear family are trying to discredit the potential investment in child care.

Nov 17, 2021 / Julie Kohler

As the Supreme Court Weighs the Future of Abortion, Women Are Already Suffering

As the Supreme Court Weighs the Future of Abortion, Women Are Already Suffering As the Supreme Court Weighs the Future of Abortion, Women Are Already Suffering

Attacks on reproductive rights have metastasized well beyond abortion in recent years, endangering women’s health and lives.

Nov 12, 2021 / Editorial / Michele Goodwin

Police Car City

Not Allowed to Be a Kid Not Allowed to Be a Kid

As a Black youth, I’ve been surveilled and pushed around by police since elementary school.

Oct 21, 2021 / StudentNation / Amaru Howard

Joe Manchin committee hearing

Manchin’s Shameful Child Care Stance Isn’t Just Bad Politics. It’s Self-Defeating Policy. Manchin’s Shameful Child Care Stance Isn’t Just Bad Politics. It’s Self-Defeating Policy.

The senator is forcing a choice among four crucial pillars of a holistic solution to help struggling families.

Oct 19, 2021 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Greene and Gaetz maskless

The Delta Variant Is Contagious as Hell—and People Are Selfish The Delta Variant Is Contagious as Hell—and People Are Selfish

As fierce as the variant is, we could slow its course. But first, Republicans would have to learn basic decency and wear a damn mask.

Jul 30, 2021 / Elie Mystal

The Political Brilliance of the American Rescue Plan

The Political Brilliance of the American Rescue Plan The Political Brilliance of the American Rescue Plan

Biden’s stimulus plan took the question of recovery off the table. Now the Democrats can focus on passing large-scale economic reforms.

Jul 23, 2021 / Editorial / Mike Konczal

We Owe It to the World’s Children to Slow Population Growth

We Owe It to the World’s Children to Slow Population Growth We Owe It to the World’s Children to Slow Population Growth

Crowding the planet harms younger generations as much as it does the environment.

Jun 24, 2021 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Joe Biden Wants to Transform Care Work in America

Joe Biden Wants to Transform Care Work in America Joe Biden Wants to Transform Care Work in America

We must start by viewing care work as an essential component not just of the economy but of life itself.

Apr 30, 2021 / Editorial / Mike Konczal

Free Dr. Seuss!

Free Dr. Seuss! Free Dr. Seuss!

Corporate ownership of his classic works shouldn’t prevent us from having a grown-up conversation about racism and children’s literature.

Apr 7, 2021 / Column / Jeet Heer

Six Dr. Seuss Books To Stop Being Printed For Insensitive Imagery

Dr. Seuss’s Mistakes Are the Least of Our Troubles Dr. Seuss’s Mistakes Are the Least of Our Troubles

If we insist on holding cultural history to contemporary standards, what will we have left?

Apr 1, 2021 / Column / Katha Pollitt

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