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Surprising Number Of U.S. Households Can't Read This At Home

Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

Many of us think of the web as not only our constant companion, but a virtual necessity. But in fact, one in five American households has no ready Int...

How The Recession Sapped The Average American Household

Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

The Great Recession not only sapped nearly 40 percent of the median American household's net worth, it widened the wealth gap between whites and minor...

Parents and Poverty: This Recession Can Hurt for a Generation

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.04.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

In the flailing efforts to forestall economic collapse, and the long fight to right an economy that still can't find its way, there is long term danger lurking in the forest -- particularly how the worst downturn since the Depression is shaping a generation of children and young adults.

How Does the United States Move Beyond Digital Illiteracy?

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Broadband adoption then must be addressed on multiple fronts: financial investments, broadband regulations and digital literacy education.

Netflix Will Not Be Streaming 1080p This Year

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

For 2010, Netflix explained they would be pushing out 1080p for its Watch Instantly streaming service -- very exciting news. Unfortunately, the news was short lived.

More Americans Are Going Hungry : Report

The Washington Post | Amy Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The number of Americans who lack dependable access to adequate food shot up last year to 49 million, the largest number since the government has been ...