Tag: Poverty
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Interview
Airdate: August 22, 2011

The president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation discusses the organization’s new report, which reveals the shocking number of children living in poverty in the U.S.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
August 13th, 2011

One of our bloggers thinks Barbara Ehrenreich is one of the best voices on the side of the working poor in American journalism. What do you think?

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 1st, 2011

This post was previously published on March 21, 2011 at Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity. Marist College recently conducted a survey to determine what superpower Americans would most like to have. More than a quarter of Americans said they would want the power to travel through time, which tied with mind-reading as the most popular [...]

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Interview
Airdate: January 20, 2011

In the final part of a conversation on ‘America’s Next Chapter,’ thought leaders discuss whether there’s a brighter future for the next generation.

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Interview
Airdate: January 19, 2011

In Part 2 of a conversation on ‘America’s Next Chapter,’ thought leaders tackle such issues as how the country rebuilds cities with empty homes and no jobs.

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Interview
Airdate: January 18, 2011

In Part 1 of a conversation on ‘America’s Next Chapter,’ thought leaders wrestle with the issue of how the U.S. can return to its greatness.

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Interview
Airdate: January 10, 2011

Tavis offers his thoughts on the situation in Haiti, one year after the devastating earthquake.

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Interview
Airdate: October 19, 2010

Activist-economist and author of Exodus from Hunger gives advice on what everyday Americans can do to address hunger and poverty.

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Interview
Airdate: October 15, 2010

Princeton bioethics professor and author of The Life You Can Save explains why allowing harm is doing harm.

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Interview
Airdate: October 12, 2010

Breaking Night author shares the dramatic transition that led her to apply to one of the nation’s top colleges.

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