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Poverty

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  • Hartford's Report Card: 10 Ways To Measure The City

    Hartford's Report Card: 10 Ways To Measure The City
    Though the calendar and the weather forecasters say it's winter, there's a hint of spring in Hartford's step. High-end apartments are sprouting. A Double-A minor-league ballpark is in the offing. School scores are rising. Crime is being tamped down. The population is going up slightly.
  • Hollande, leaders call for investments in the green economy, pact addressing poverty

    Climate change and poverty took center stage Friday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where leaders began campaigning in earnest for twin global accords aimed at cooling the planet and easing the suffering of multitudes. French President Francois...

    Racial generation gap looms large for states

    WASHINGTON Nearly 80 percent of seniors in the U.S. are white while nearly half of people younger than 18 are black, Latino, Asian, Middle Eastern or multiracial. What happens to state policy when the "racial generation gap" is so large? Whatever...

    Pope praises big families after breeding 'like rabbits' remark made headlines

    Pope Francis praised big families on Wednesday as a gift from God, after his comments that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" made headlines this week. Francis said numerous children don't cause poverty in the developing world, as some have...

    It's the poor who get short shrift on college subsidies

    It's the poor who get short shrift on college subsidies
    One could be forgiven for thinking that it's the middle class who have suffered most from America's failed higher-education policies, which saddled students with years of debt. Putative reformers invoke the plight of the middle class almost exclusively....