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University Professor Nabila El-Bassel Receives the 2024 NIH HEAL Initiative Director’s Research Award

The award is given annually to an NIH HEAL Initiative researcher who demonstrates research excellence, supports broad dissemination of key…

February 8 @ 5:45 pm

PHOTOS: The raw power of Jewish diversity across four continents

A smashed and shattered Jewish woman’s grave in Buenos Aires; a Holocaust survivor smiling peacefully, surrounded by his grandchildren; circumcision…

September 29, 2023 @ 2:25 pm

How the U.S. Can Return to Its Record-Low Child Poverty Rates | Opinion

The U.S. Census Bureau announced this month that the child poverty rate more than doubled from 2021 to 2022, climbing…

September 25, 2023 @ 2:24 pm

We cut child poverty to historic lows, then let it rebound faster than ever before

The expanded child tax credit was a well-tested solution to child poverty. Bring it back.

September 21, 2023 @ 2:23 pm

How the U.S. Lifted Children Out of Poverty and Then Threw Them Back Into It

After the expanded child tax credit expired, America’s child poverty rate doubled. Why was that policy so successful, and what…

September 20, 2023 @ 2:23 pm

Lessons in Conquering Child Poverty

In the past few years, we’ve found out how to greatly reduce economic deprivation among the young, and how to…

September 15, 2023 @ 2:22 pm

Congrats on making millions of kids poorer, Congress

The Census Bureau reported this week that childhood poverty more than doubled after the expanded Child Tax Credit expired.

September 14, 2023 @ 2:09 pm

US poverty rate jumped in 2022, child poverty more than doubled: Census

Biden sharply criticized Republicans for not extending the child tax credit.

September 12, 2023 @ 2:08 pm

Biden built the strongest safety net in U.S. history. Now it’s collapsing around him.

The child poverty rate more than doubled in 2022 as Covid-era aid programs expired, erasing major economic gains for the…

September 12, 2023 @ 2:06 pm

Poverty Rate Soared in 2022 as Aid Ended and Prices Rose

The increase in poverty reversed two years of large declines. Median income, adjusted for inflation, fell 2.3 percent to $74,580.

September 12, 2023 @ 2:05 pm

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