A quick jab of hot takes
Matthew Yglesias
Friday ThreadThe welfare state — it’s good!
Matthew Yglesias
A solution in search of a problem
Matthew Yglesias
Thursday ThreadI never replaced my bike when it got stolen a while ago, but now that going places is a thing again I was thinking of getting a new one. Should …
Matthew Yglesias
Kids' brains are infrastructure
Matthew Yglesias
Wednesday ThreadThe evidence on back sleeping as an anti-SIDS measure.
Matthew Yglesias
The temptations of K Street are most dangerous to vulnerable members
Matthew Yglesias
Tuesday ThreadI’ve been more in the “give parents cash” camp relative to preschool lately but this is a pretty good result for Head Start.
Matthew Yglesias
It does too little on gerrymandering and too much on other stuff
Matthew Yglesias
Monday ThreadI randomly heard “Israelites” playing when I picked up a salad on Sunday and have been listening to Desmond Dekker all day as a result.
Matthew Yglesias
We need to catch serious criminals, not dole out harsher punishments
Matthew Yglesias
The expanded child tax credit will be a bureaucratic mess...like most of our social safety net programs
Marc Novicoff