In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act made everything from parking lots to bathrooms accessible. But before this legislation, disabled people found their own ways to navigate society. On this episode of BackStory, we explore the history of disability in America. From the “ugly laws” that barred the disabled from public spaces to the grassroots activism that set the stage for the passage of the ADA, the Guys consider how people with disabilities shaped America and how attitudes towards disability have changed.
The world's highly skilled immigrants are increasingly living in just four nations, according to new World Bank research highlighting the challenges of brain drain for non-English-speaking and developing countries. WSJ's Adam Creighton explains.