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Sarah, Ezra, and Matt talk about Democrats' plans to improve Obamacare and new evidence that smoking pot makes you bad at math.
White paper: ‘High’ Achievers? Cannabis Access and Academic Performance
Ezra's conversation with Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia
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Sarah, Ezra, and Matt wonk out on the latest minimum wage research and Ted Cruz's new health plan — plus some Russia stuff, too.
White Paper: Minimum Wage Increases, Wages, and Low-Wage Employment: Evidence from Seattle
Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews join Ezra to talk about the updated travel ban, how Trumpism has translated into policy, and the impact that increasingly awesome video games have had on young men's work habits.
White Paper: Leisure Luxuries and the Labor Supply of Young Men
Peter Suderman's piece about young men playing video games instead of getting jobs
A new CBO score on the latest Obamacare repeal bill pushes Sarah to the breaking point!Links:Follow along as Matt, Ezra, and Sarah read through the CBO reportGraphs comparing silver insurance plan costs under different health care bills for different income brackets White Paper: Health Insurance Coverage and Health — What the Recent Evidence Tells Us