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On the "A" w/Souleo: AARP Survey Reveals Concerns Of African-Americans 50-Plus

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 10.28.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Lack of affordable housing. The challenges of family caregiving. Age discrimination in the workplace. These are just some of the major concerns of African-American voters age 50 and older in New York City as revealed by an AARP commissioned survey in 2013.

3 Reasons Harris v. Quinn Matters to All of Us

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
LeeAnn Hall

The Harris v. Quinn ruling on Monday was a huge step backward in the national effort to develop rights and protections for home care workers. It's also a clear call to action for all of us not to become complacent.

Young People Employed At Lowest Levels Since WWII

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Ashley Williams Teen unemployment is ...

What Economic Growth Actually Means For Most Americans

New York Times | UWE E. REINHARDT | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business

Suppose we placed a carefully selected sample of men on a hot stove and another sample of men on dry ice. Could we reasonably conclude that, on averag...

Why A College Fund Is An Essential Part Of Your Divorce Settlement

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.11.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

Include this life line in your divorce settlement. On June 29-30, 2011, President Bill Clinton brought together over 750 CEOs, NGOs, Nobel Prize wi...

Weekly Audit: Hostile Takeover Threat Spurs Concessions from Michigan Unions

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Michigan's new Emergency Manager Law is already forcing major concessions from unions. The law gives t...

The F Word: The Violence of the Broken Economy

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

A lot of people have talked this week about violent political rhetoric bringing the U.S. to a fever pitch, but there's something else keeping people o...

Laura Bassett

Seven States To RAISE Minimum Wage In 2011: Will Yours?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Approximately 647,000 minimum wage workers across the country will be ringing in this new year with a modest pay raise, as Arizona, Colorado, Montana,...

Artlog's Top Art and Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

The NYC art scene is back in full swing: you can eat dinner amidst biblical and art historical allusions or play a larger-than-life video game.

Resurrection City: For A Living Wage

Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Ph.D.

We need a compensation system that treats all with dignity and respect. New York City is a rich city. We can lead the way to King's dream.

Counting the Cost of Good and Bad Debt

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While watching President Obama's press conference Tuesday evening, I was struck by a few things that are often forgotten in the criticism of his proposed budget.

A Fairness Issue

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

"Without justice, what are kingdoms but bands of robbers?" - St Augustine. I was surprised when Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) opened up his remarks before ...