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Social Security Is Increasingly Crucial To Kids, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics

Move over, grandma and grandpa: Your grandkids need Social Security, too. Some 6.4 million American children ― 9 percent of all U.S. kids ― either...

Here's The Estimated Number Of Latino Voters Who Could Be Affected By Strict Voting Laws

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.12.2016 | Latino Voices

This November, voters will cast their ballots in the first presidential election in 50 years without full protection of the Voting Rights Act of 1965....

Multilateral Development Banks Still Failing to Solve Energy Poverty

Vrinda Manglik | Posted 04.15.2017 | Green
Vrinda Manglik

As the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meet in Washington, DC this week, members of civil society are asking: why are multilateral developm...

Ten Years After Katrina: The Evolution of Corporate Response to Disasters

Daryl Brewster | Posted 09.28.2016 | Impact
Daryl Brewster

At the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, CECP looks back at how disaster relief response has changed among companies. We found that overall, the data show that aggregate giving from corporations for disaster relief has declined over the last five years. A deeper look into the data and additional resources shows that it's a complex story. We explored:

A Blueprint for Getting America Back on Track

James P. Hoffa | Posted 07.02.2016 | Business
James P. Hoffa

Given the economy's size and complexity, our problems cannot be solved by tinkering around the edges. Instead, a total revamp is necessary, one that both grows the middle class while reining in the runaway excess of the business class.

Shooter To Be Named Only Once In Final Sandy Hook Report

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2015 | Crime

By Richard Weizel HARTFORD, Conn., Jan 30 (Reuters) - The report on how Connecticut schools can adapt to avoid future attacks like the...

How to End Child Poverty for 60 Percent of Poor Children and 72 Percent of All Poor Black Children Today

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

It is a national disgrace that so many poor children live in the United States of America -- the world's richest economy. It doesn't have to be this way. It's costly. And it's the greatest threat to our future national, economic and military security.

New Food Trends 2015

Rozanne Gold | Posted 02.15.2015 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

At the end of every year, platoons of food professionals -- consultants, chefs, writers and research firms -- race to predict the trends that will influence foodies all over America and ergo the world.

Benghazi Conspiracy Theories Definitively Debunked. Again.

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence just publicly released its report, which systematically knocks down pretty much every paranoid theory over the tragedy which happened in Benghazi, Libya and what happened immediately afterwards.

Senate Report Alleges 'Billionaire's Club' Conspiring to Help The Environment

Jesse Coleman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Green
Jesse Coleman

Is a "billionaire's club" conspiring to help the environment? A new report by the Senate minority's Environment and Public Works committee called "The Chain of Environmental Command: How a Club of billionaires and Their Foundations Control the Environmental Movement and Obama's EPA" says yes.

Republic Nuclear Dump Fire Threatens Investors, Workers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
James P. Hoffa

Since 2010, a landfill fire has been moving toward 8,700 tons of unlined illegally dumped radioactive waste in Bridgeton, Missouri. The site is in the middle of working-class neighborhoods, right next to the Saint Louis airport, and near a hospital, schools and a great number of businesses.

Is Governor Christie Guilty of Slut-Shaming?

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

That question has been asked repeatedly since the legal team hired by Christie released its findings last week.

The Evidence Is in: Taxpayers Need Protections

Donald Cohen | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
Donald Cohen

As cities and states look for creative ways to solve budget shortfalls, predatory private companies always seem to pop up claiming to have the perfect answer.

Facts Are Facts: We Must Act on Climate Change

Patrick Davies | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
Patrick Davies

As the British Foreign Secretary said today, "The longer we delay, the higher the risks and the greater the costs to present and future generations." That's why the UK has committed to reducing its carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050.

Does The TSA Give You Good Service? (POLL)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Like most Americans, Jim Davies thinks the Transportation Security Administration might benefit from top-to-bottom reform.

Candy and Junk Food in the Classroom: the Other 'Competitive Food'

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

Kids spend the vast majority of their waking life at school and the food they encounter there does matter. It matters on a purely nutritional level, of course, but it also matters on an educational level.

Trafficking Victims: Local Problem, World Epidemic

Rani Hong | Posted 03.03.2013 | World
Rani Hong

There are millions of other individuals, like that little girl I was -- imprisoned, enslaved, and silenced -- unable to tell their stories. I speak for those without a voice. Join us in this battle.

Study Finds Fewer Youth in Juvenile Detention

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Sayre Quevedo 70,792 juveniles were reported to be incarcerated across the United States in 2010, but according to a new study by the Annie E. Case...

WATCH: Is The TSA Its Own Worst Enemy?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

You don't have to read the 59-page congressional report on the Transportation Security Administration's shortcomings, released on the 11th anniversary of 9/11, to conclude the agency has "become its own worst enemy." Just pay attention to the news.

New Jerry Sandusky Accusers Come Forward

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.16.2012 | College

Three additional men have accused convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky of sexually abusing them during the 1970s and 80s, according to the Patriot-...

Calling Mayor Bloomberg: Release 9-1-1 Report Now

Dan Collins | Posted 06.09.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

City Hall refuses to release a report on the effectiveness of New York's revamped emergency response system. The firefighters union says the city is cooking the books when it comes to calculating response time.

Women 2012: Taking a Worldwide Reading

Linda Basch | Posted 02.21.2012 | Impact
Linda Basch

What is the status of women worldwide in 2012? Join the National Council for Research on Women as we explore the gains and gaps in different regions w...

Corporations at Risk From Social Media Adoption Issues

Brett Greene | Posted 03.07.2012 | Denver
Brett Greene

While many people are finding it challenging to make time to manage multiple social networks, many businesses are faced with even steeper challenges.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Poll Shows The 'State Of Young America' Is Indebted And Dubious Of Attaining American Dream | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 01.09.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Five years ago, when TiffanyAnn Johnson first embarked on her dream of a college education, her parents agreed to shoulder a majority of t...

The Voices of Occupy's March Against the Millionaires

Daniel Medina | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Daniel Medina