Alana Semuels

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Japan is facing a historically low birth rate because young men can’t find good jobs. They’re living at home with their parents and refusing to get married.

Japan faces lowest birth rate in a century -- because of men

Japan is facing a historically low birth rate because young men can’t find good jobs. They’re living at home with their parents and refusing to get married.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Over half of Americans think raising taxes for the rich is a good idea. And historically, it’s proven to be a good way to remedy inequality.

Raising taxes on the rich can remedy inequality. So why don’t we?

Over half of Americans think raising taxes for the rich is a good idea. And historically, it’s proven to be a good way to remedy inequality.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Worcester, Massachusetts a city program called  A Better Life  is supposed to transform the lives of people in public housing.

Massachusetts Public Housing Residents Must Work or Risk Eviction

In Worcester, Massachusetts a city program called A Better Life is supposed to transform the lives of people in public housing.

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