disability

Joe Entwisle was rendered quadriplegic at the age of sixteen in a wrestling accident. He brings a distinctive perspective to the complex gaps in disability policy.

  • Harold Pollack
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  • Jan 24, 2014
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Disabled users need software that's not allowed by Apple's app store rules.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Dec 13, 2013
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A new study finds that Americans aren't going on disability when their unemployment insurance expires.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Dec 3, 2013
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In popular culture, law, and social policy, we have come a very long way.

  • Harold Pollack
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  • Oct 20, 2013
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There are now roughly 8.8 million Americans receiving federal disability benefits, a number that has doubled since 1995. One big reason? Simple demographics.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Apr 1, 2013
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NPR has brought attention to potential problems with the nation's most important safety net for the disabled. How can they be fixed?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 29, 2013
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Dylan Matthews and I discuss a recent This American Life story about the growth of America's disability insurance program, which now costs $260 billion a year.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Mar 28, 2013
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An interview with Chana Joffe-Walt, author of an extraordinary story on America's disability-insurance system.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 28, 2013
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