As Republican politicians take aim at the Affordable Care Act and present their reasoned alternative, the Kill The Poor And Turn Them Into Chef Boyardee Act of 2017, it’s a good time to remember a distinctive element of healthcare in the US: inequality, particularly income inequality.
Mike Lanza, a dad and tech entrepreneur from Menlo Park, California, thinks we’re experiencing a crisis in child-rearing: Boys aren’t allowed to play rough or run free, and moms hover nervously at the margins of children’s social worlds, chirping reminders about sharing and playing nice. The result, he explains in a…
How do you sleep at night? If you're rich, the answer is probably “really well." Research compiled by the CDC reveals that there’s a correlation between how much money you make and how much sleep you get. To no one's surprise, Americans who make less money aren't getting as much sleep as the wealthy.
This interactive map shows just how much the percentage of income made by the top 1 percent of earners around the world has changed over the last 100 years.