Nick Kristof: Can America Save Its Working Class?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and New York Times columnist discusses his latest book, "Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope," co-written with his wife Sheryl WuDunn. Beginning in Kristof's hometown of Yamhill, Oregon, it examines a variety of issues, including unemployment, health care, substance-use disorder, and the prison system. Kristof also talks about the challenges of bringing humanitarian stories forward, and his thoughts on the state of U.S. politics.
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Oct 22, 2020
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ANALYSIS: Whichever party wins on September 20, it’ll need to deal with right-wing populism — and a belief that government institutions do not represent “real people.”
According to recent counts, there are 43 long-term water advisories and 14 short-term advisories in Ontario. What does that mean, and do the numbers tell the whole story?
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OPINION: Premier Jason Kenney has managed to blunder into a new COVID-19 wave more serious than any his province has faced before. We have to learn from that if we’re going to get out of this.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province. 

The numbers show that Canadians are starkly divided when it comes to faith in government on these key election issues. speaks with the former U.N. special rapporteur on adequate housing about the nationwide housing crisis — and why she fears none of the parties is ready to take it on.
If we’re going to emerge from COVID-19 with a more equitable and environmentally sustainable society, experts say, we should make a transit a priority. Here’s what the federal parties are promising.