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COVID-19 and Anti-Semitism
The Roots (and Risks) of Netflix’s Unorthodox

Netflix’s hit show Unorthodox is just the latest entertainment about young people fleeing orthodox Jewish communities. It’s worth asking why these narratives are resonating now.

We Can Do it! (Wikimedia Commons)
For the Duration Only?
Shaping the Post-Pandemic Safety Net

Will the coronavirus usher in lasting changes to our social safety net and welfare policies? Absent an active political effort, history suggests otherwise.

Julius Gari Melchers, “Mother and Child” via Art Institute of Chicago
2020 Vision
The Child Care Primary

How a crowded, female-heavy 2020 field could restart a vital national debate.

Claude Monet, Woman with a Parasol via National Gallery of Art
Pop Culture & Public Policy
Beyond Mary Poppins: The Politics and Economics of Real-Life Nannies

From Roma to Mary Poppins Returns, fictional portraits of nannies are more popular than ever. Yet the reality of their lives—and the dysfunction of our public policy on care work—is too often obscured.

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