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Roots

Deep and aged roots of families in genetic and historical context, our roots tell their own story of who we are and how we...

Gimme Shelter: Setting Up A Homeless Refuge

Wikipedia If you’re feeling particularly pessimistic, you could say that people are becoming less and less caring about each other. That’s certainly what some people...

How to Handle Stress in the Moment

You hear a lot of advice about how to reduce stress at work. But most of it is about what to do over the...

Is the Affordable Care Act Working?

At its most basic level, the Affordable Care Act was intended to reduce the number of Americans without health insurance. Measured against that goal,...

Should You Donate Differently?

Technology allows us to give cash directly to the poorest people on the planet. Should we do it? In this thought-provoking talk, veteran aid...

The Middle Class Squeeze

New data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau show that four years into the economic recovery, there has been some progress in the...

American Families are Stuck in a Lost Quarter Century

Mark it down as another bleak milestone for the American middle class. The US Census Bureau just published its annual update on income and poverty...

The Income Chart That Explains American Politics

On Tuesday morning, the United States Census Bureau released its annual report on income and poverty in the United States. Ostensibly, it didn’t contain...

America is Running Out of Jobs

Free money for everyone! With weak job growth, rising poverty, and the rich continuing to devour nearly all economic growth, it's an idea that is...

Global Inequality: Why it Matters

Since 1990, global poverty has halved, going down from 43% of the world population subsisting on less than $1 a day to 21% in...