Some news stories that caught our eye this week:
- It’s so tempting to judge how poor people spend their money. Tressie McMillan Cottom shares her family’s reasons for buying ‘expensive’ things.
- Joe Biden pays an emotional visit to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, which he helped create.
- ‘Toxic stress’ is a new way to think about the effects that exposure to abuse, neglect, domestic violence and family dysfunction has on a child’s future.