Housing is a Human Right

Our nation is running a $1.4 trillion-dollar budget deficit this year. So why is Congress on track to approve more than $1 trillion for “defense” spending, while cutting back services that most countries think of as human rights? Even in the wake of...

A Worthy Goal: Feeding all our Children

The Obama administration has pledged to end childhood hunger in the U.S. by 2015. Meeting that goal will depend on whether Congress expedites or undermines this ambitious endeavor. And it has to act soon. The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act (CNR) is up for...