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Economic Hardship

The High Moral and Economic Cost of Child Poverty in America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.19.2014 | 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.

Bill Clinton to Treasury

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Today the economic pain in the nation is real, but for many Americans there has been an economic recovery. America has come a long way since Obama took office.

The $1 Trillion Student Loan Debt Bubble: An Interview With Robert Applebaum

Brett Greene | Posted 01.09.2012 | Denver
Brett Greene

After writing an article on forgiving student loan debt as a way to stimulate the economy I was alerted to the fact that Robert Applebaum has a websit...

Peter S. Goodman

"Everyone Is Hurting:" In American Suburbs, Poverty Soars

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business

EDGEWATER, Colo. -- Before the unraveling, Selena Blanco and her family felt secure in their hold on middle class life in this bedroom community just ...

Home Alone

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 08.08.2011 | Education
Earl Martin Phalen

We live in a country filled with curious and creative children. Let's make a commitment to ensure that none of our youngsters are left without activities that will support their growth and development.

Last Words From the Vanishing Middle Class

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

I personify the vanishing middle class. When I started my business in 1980, I had a pretty good life. Twenty-five years later, my standard of living has totally deteriorated.