Since its creation in 1975, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) has been one of the primary channels through which the U.S. government combats poverty and supports low-income families. Another important channel is the cash welfare system.
Voters cast their ballots this week, with a few key statewide elections taking place in Virginia, Kentucky, and Mississippi. Sam Wang and Julian Zelizer discuss the results of these elections and what it means for the 2020 election in this episode.
Solar and wind farms are popping up around the country to lower carbon emissions, and these renewables also have another important effect: keeping more water in the ground.