Posts Tagged ‘Vox videos’

Credit Card Rewards

September 19, 2019

Who actually pays for your credit card rewards? Everybody. A Vox video.

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How Salmonella Gets Into Your Fridge

September 16, 2019

More than a million Americans get sick every year from salmonella-tainted food. Better federal regulation could stop outbreaks. Madeline Marshall explains. a Vox video.

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When White Supremacists Overthrew a Government

September 10, 2019

In 1898 thousands of white supremacists expelled the leaders of Wilmington, North Carolina, destroyed black-owned businesses and properties, and killed an unknown number of black residents. A Vox video, produced by Ranjani Chakraborty.

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They’re Dirty. They’re Loud. They’re Immigrant Invaders.

August 19, 2019

They’re terrorizing our parks, soccer fields, cemetaries, and golf courses. They crossed the border and, thanks to a permissive law, they never left. They’re Canada Geese.

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Taxing the Super-Rich

August 14, 2019

What is a wealth tax, anyway? Alvin Chang explains. A Vox video.

There’s a related fact sheet here

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Endangered Foods

July 24, 2019

The race to save endangered foods, a Vox video.

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What’s actually in the Green New Deal?

July 9, 2019

More:

“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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