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OFF-KILTER with Rebecca Vallas

Mar 28, 2020

Rebecca Cokley of the Disability Justice Initiative on how people with disabilities have been left behind in the COVID-19 relief packages so far — and what the disability community needs now to weather the pandemic.


Mar 27, 2020

With the ongoing debate around health care rationing and ventilator shortages amid COVd19, Rebecca talks to Ari Ne’eman, Alice Wong, and Sam Bagenstos about the importance of disability non-discrimination in health care.


Mar 20, 2020

Matt Cortland on where things stand with the COVID-19 response, the science of social distancing, and how we can ensure people with disabilities aren’t left behind in the response—PLUS: Tom Jawetz and Emily Galvin-Almanza on the steps leaders need to take to reach the nation’s 5,000 prisons, jails, and immigrant...


Mar 12, 2020

Jared Bernstein unpacks the economics of the Coronavirus pandemic—and the economic policies that are needed to protect workers, families, and the economy as a whole. PLUS: Kat Calvin on the story behind Spread the Vote, which helps get people ID.


Feb 27, 2020

Economist Gbenga Ajilore on the persistence of the black-white unemployment gap—PLUS: everything you need to know about the “public charge” rule now that it’s taken effect, with Connie Choi of the Protecting Immigrant Families campaign.