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Failing liberal states losing residents by the millions
Americans are flocking to red states in droves. As reportedby the Daily Signal on Sunday, a new study fromthe American Legislative Exchange Council finds that California, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Illinois have suffered a...
Homeless rights bills are being debated in three states
Legislatures in three states—Colorado, California, and Oregon are taking up legislation that would grant homeless Americans the right to rest. Colorado’s legislature began taking testimony this week.The Colorado bill, called the Colorado Right to Rest...
Gwyneth Paltrow plans to live on $29 in food stamps for a week
Gwyneth Paltrow is clearly keenly aware of the depth of poverty and hunger which tens of millions of Americans and other people worldwide are unjustly afflicted with. She has decided to make a powerful statement about this enormous suffering among...
Kansas is entirely wrong about food stamps
Kansas has a bill on Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) desk which would ban welfare recipients from a number of activities including going swimming or seeing a movie on government funds. Additionally, the bill limits ATM withdrawal of...
Teachers, the other urban drop out
When it comes to modern day civil rights issues, education is at the forefront. Over the past few years there have been major education reforms with initiatives to turn around failing schools and to expand school choice for low-income...
PTSD in our nation's classrooms
Bring up the term PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and images of war and returning veterans likely pop up. However, more and more, teachers in America’s schools are seeing the effects of severe emotional distress in their very...
Is living in poverty a choice?
An American political debate is raging around a simple question; is living in poverty a choice or the result of uncontrollable circumstances?Of course there are no clear-cut answers. However, there are a some rather obvious facts to support...
Brain Freeze Poverty
Do you have your ticket? Have you bought your seat? Are you ready to go? Have you been sitting on ready just waiting for the streamlined silver bullet of success to show up at your door step? The truth is...
This is your brain on adversity
Growing up in a poor neighborhood can create an onslaught of challenges for the kids forced to grow up in them: A greater chance of witnessing or experiencing violence, limited access to fresh and healthy food, a lack of stable...
A Path Appears: Giving hope back to the world's poor
Some of the most tragic human suffering takes place in today’s world. Sexual violence, human trafficking, gender oppression, disease and poverty have profound effects on individuals and communities worldwide. Based on their book “A Path Appears&rdquo...
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