Behavioral scientists love to talk about habits—creating more of the good ones, overcoming the bad. But the context is usually self-improvement, not self-preservation. Here’s a different perspective on habits.
This moment could be a portal into a world where caregiving responsibilities are divided more equally between partners, where we value care work for what it actually is—the backbone of our entire economy.
A decade ago, giving money directly to those in poverty was seen as a radical idea. Today, that perception is shifting. But there are still unanswered questions about the effects of cash transfers when used at scale.