Posts Tagged ‘Vox videos’

What’s actually in the Green New Deal?

July 9, 2019

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“What’s actually in the Green New Deal, explained with a video,” Alvin Chang and Dion Lee, Vox

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Why Drugs Cost More In America

June 17, 2019

Some precription drugs cost more in the USA. Madeline Marshall and Sarah Kliff of Vox explain why.

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What’s left of Affirmative Action?

June 12, 2019

Conservative operatives have been using the courts to chip away at Affirmative Action for decades now. In the latest assault, a right-wing lawyer is using Asian-American students as stalking horses to attack Harvard’s admission practices. A Vox video.

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How to keep tall buildings from blowing over.

May 20, 2019

When you look at New York’s new, skinny, “supertall” skyscrapers, you wonder why they don’t just blow over. Architects give them twisted sides, tapered pointy tips, and gaping holes to reduce the wind’s effects and keep the buildings still.

A Vox video by Christophe Haubursin and Gina Barton.

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Hey GOP, why aren’t we filing taxes on a postcard?

April 10, 2019

Remember all those times Republicans promised you’d be filing your Federal Income Taxes on postcard? The 1040 may be physically smaller, but it’s 2-sided, and you’ll have to attach a bunch of other new forms to it. Instructions for the 1040 total 117 pages. After all, it’s not like they shrank the tax code, just the tax rates for the 1 Percent.

A Vox video by Madeline Marshall and Matthew Yglesias.

Related:

“Only 17 Percent of Americans Think They’re Benefiting From Trump’s 2017 Tax Cut,” Daily Beast

“Survey: Few people think they’re getting a tax cut under Trump’s law,” Naomi Jagoda, The Hill

“Congress Is About to Ban the Government From Offering Free Online Tax Filing. Thank TurboTax.” Justin Elliott, ProPublica

“The Tax Law’s Big Winner Is the Millionaire CEO,” Joe Light, Bloomberg

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Apples

March 21, 2019

SweeTango, Zestar, Rave, Cosmic Crisp, Evercrisp, Arctic, Kissabel, Envy. How do you like them apples?

A Vox video by Ellen Rolfes and Alexandra Cardinale.

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Ouija Boards

March 15, 2019

Where did Ouija boards come from? No, we don’t mean Amazon.com. A Vox video by Phil Edwards.

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Puerto Rico Is Not a State. Why Not?

March 5, 2019

Nearly half of Americans don’t know that Puerto Ricans are US citizens. But they are, and have been since 1917. A Vox video by Christina Thornell.

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Why Frats?

January 11, 2019

Frats are so … well, fratty. Why do colleges tolerate them? A Vox video by Phil Edwards.

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How We Pick Juries

December 7, 2018

There’s a problem with juries. A legal loophole makes them less diverse. A Vox video.

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