Tina Tchen Makes the Economic Case for Investing in Care Infrastructure and Talks Violence Against Asian Women

Ms. spoke to CEO of Time’s Up Tina Tchen about why investing in care infrastructure, which would create millions of jobs for the disproportionate number of women hit by the pandemic, is just as important as building roads and bridges; why the work women do has historically been undervalued; and the increased sexual harassment and violence against Asian American women.

The Ms. Q&A: Voto Latino’s María Teresa Kumar on the Latino Vote, Disinformation and How to Combat it

The Latino vote was instrumental in putting Joe Biden in the White House and sending four new senators to Congress.

Ms. reporter Lisa Rabasca Roepe spoke with María Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino, about the organization’s early beginnings, how it used artificial intelligence (AI) to find new voters and the prevalence of disinformation in the Latino community.

The Ms. Q&A: Zerlina Maxwell on the Biden-Harris Administration, the Capitol Riots and White Supremacy

Ms. reporter Lisa Rabasca Roepe spoke with Maxwell just two days after the Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first woman, first Black and first Asian vice president of the United States, and nine days after the Trump-inspired Capitol riots.

In addition to politics, Maxwell discussed how she and her ‘Signal Boost’ co-host Jess McIntosh became friends, and why waving your hands at an automatic faucet might not turn the water on if you’re Black.

“No Relief”: The Impact of COVID-19 on Domestic Workers

A recent survey of more than 20,000 Spanish-speaking domestic workers conducted by the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) has revealed a rapid and sustained loss of jobs and income that’s resulted in widespread housing and food insecurity.

“These jobs will be a large share of the jobs for future but the lowest paid with little to no access to a safety net,” said Ai-Jen Poo, president of the NDWA. “We need to raise wages and offer benefits to this workforce.”