Trumping Up Our Trains

Trumping Up Our Trains

Every time the train derails, my mother begs me to stay put. But how can I? Along the densely populated eastern seaboard, your life is structured around transport. Not everyone can live in New York City or Washington D.C., so millions of people who work there commute...
The Hidden Homeless Population

The Hidden Homeless Population

Most children in the United States spend their school days dreaming of their next birthday party or worrying whether they’re popular enough. Not America’s homeless youth. Students like Jamie Talley, who first became homeless at age 2, are thinking about...
Making America Work for Working People

Making America Work for Working People

For millions of working parents like me, the juggling act between our homes and offices gets even more frantic as our kids head back to school. My daughter just started kindergarten. Some days, I’m proud of how my husband and I manage the demands of our jobs while...
What Are Women Workers Worth in Your State?

What Are Women Workers Worth in Your State?

For years, Time magazine has a run a feature on the best places to live in the United States. But nobody ever ranked the best places for women — until now. A major factor for anyone’s quality of life, of course, is the ability to earn a living. And nationally,...
Don’t Worry, Get Stoned

Don’t Worry, Get Stoned

Want to know the real winner of the 2014 mid-term elections? Weed! The nation’s capital will soon have fun-filled “flower” fests in its lovely parks. Gardens will be green with the grasshopper with no legs. Kitchens will be filled the seductive smell...
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