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Rethinking Unemployment: Why We Need to Invest in Children

Traci Donnelly | Posted 02.09.2015 | Impact
Traci Donnelly

Feelings of security, confidence, and self-reliance; a supportive relationship with a caring adult --a child needs all of these in order to learn and grow.

Jason Cherkis

Santorum Praised Iconic Big-Government Program As Welfare Answer

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Defending his push for welfare reform during a campaign stop in 1994, then-Rep. Rick Santorum, now running for president as a conservati...

From Welfare to Wellbeing?

Robin Koerner | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Any welfare for working adults should be in return for some contribution to society, whose other members are providing the help. Rather than mailing welfare checks without condition, government should pay a minimum wage for work done.

The F Word: Sacrificing Women to the Budget Gods

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

As states scramble to stay afloat -- how are they balancing their budgets? On the backs of working women of course. The new big trend is to cut subsi...