Stateside: GM pushes for full EV; transgender military ban reversal; women in the COVID economy
Today on Stateside, General Motors has announced that it's working toward a fully electric fleet. Two journalists talk us through what the change could mean for consumers, as well as the auto industry. Also, a Michigan National Guard Specialist discusses the recent reversal of the federal ban on transgender people serving openly in the military. Plus, a look at the disproportionate losses women have suffered in the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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GM’s push into electric vehicles has gone into overdrive
- Erin Marquis is the managing editor for Jalopnik.
- Daniel Howes is a senior editor and columnist for the Detroit News.
What the reversal of Trump’s transgender military ban means to LGBTQ service members
- Blaire McIntyre is a Michigan Army National Guard specialist and a transgender service member.
The pandemic has been hard on women in the workforce, and it’s not getting better soon
- Betsey Stevenson is a labor economist and professor of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan.