Co-published with Scientific American. President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan includes an unprecedented $65 billion for broadband deployment, but money alone will not fix the U.S.’s Internet problem.
Co-published with Bloomberg News. Better data can spotlight social problems and identify those in need.
Co-published with Erie News Now. To get a better understanding of what it is like for those who rely on SNAP benefits, Erie News Now's Jamison Hixenbaugh …
Co-published with The New Republic. Experts say the long-Covid crisis will mirror the pandemic itself, creating a “tsunami of disability” that will take a disproportionate toll on …
Co-published with ELLE. Even with my advanced degrees and experience, I can only go so far in a system that fails to understand and accommodate people with disabilities.
Co-published with Scientific American. For the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw, climate change has forced a permanent retreat inland.
Co-published with The Lily. Washington and Hawaii are among the few states that have designed programs to relieve such pressures.
Co-published with The American Prospect. As public benefits migrate online, senior citizens are being left behind.
Co-published with Slate. Being poor had essentially prepared me for the economic and social effects of the coronavirus with the ruthless efficiency of a bootcamp.
Co-published with Scientific American. Statistics suggest they are—but numbers often don’t include the most vulnerable with limited English