'Maid' shines a light on a flawed safety net : Pop Culture Happy Hour Based on Stephanie Land's memoir, the Netflix series Maid stars Margaret Qualley as a single mom who must learn to survive on public assistance. While the series takes a hard look at the logistics of poverty, it's also a riveting personal story that will keep you guessing until the very end of its tenth episode.

'Maid' shines a light on a flawed safety net

'Maid' shines a light on a flawed safety net

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Margaret Qualley and Rylea Nevaeh Whittet star in Maid. Ricardo Hubbs/Netflix hide caption

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Margaret Qualley and Rylea Nevaeh Whittet star in Maid.

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Based on Stephanie Land's memoir, the Netflix series Maid stars Margaret Qualley as a single mom who must learn to survive on public assistance. While the series takes a hard look at the logistics of poverty, it's also a riveting personal story that will keep you guessing until the very end of its tenth episode.

The audio was produced by Candice Lim and edited by Jessica Reedy.