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The High Moral and Economic Cost of Child Poverty in America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

It is a moral disgrace that child poverty in the U.S. is higher than adult poverty, higher than for children in almost all other competitor nations, and higher than our country with the world's largest economy should ever allow.

Chilean Chronicles, Part II: Edmundo Verdugo Carnitas and the Treasures of Quinta Vergara

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

What do we want to do and to have done with our time on the planet?

Chilean Chronicles, Part I: On the Plane and About to Land in Santiago.

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Thirteen years after I first applied to the Fulbright program, six months after we began the process of preparing to sell our house, and one day after countless trips in and out of the house, we are an hour or so from landing in Santiago, Chile.

Celebrating Our Favorite Hispanic Poets for National Poetry Month

Posted 04.08.2012 | Latino Voices

In honor of National Poetry Month, we want to remember some of our favorite poets -- pioneers who experimented with their craft, who broke the rules a...