Elliot Haspel is a child and family policy expert whose work has been published in the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Washington Post, and elsewhere. He’s the author of Crawling Behind: America’s Child Care Crisis and How to Fix It.
The Goal Shouldn’t Be Ending Poverty. The Goal Should Be Human Flourishing.
Co-published with Jacobin. The true goal of public policy shouldn’t be nudging people over the poverty line but enabling people to lead good lives, writes Elliot Haspel.
Quarantined Grandparents Will Reveal A Major Faultline In Child Care
Co-published with Romper. When grandparents can’t provide care, what happens to working families across the nation? We may be about to find out.
Child Care Should Be Free
Co-published with Romper. We deserve a nation where the next conversation isn’t an anxiety-riddled question about child care, but one full of limitless dreams about the …