Move Along, Baby Boomers

Move Along, Baby Boomers

Historians won’t look fondly on 2017. The news cycle was dominated by sexual assault, widespread anxiety, the unedited musings of a mentally unstable president, rising economic inequality, and an opioid epidemic. And in case you forgot, the planet is still on...
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...
The Cocktail Option

The Cocktail Option

Over half a million people in the United States will die of cancer this year — more than 1,500 a day. It’s so common that we’ve grown numb to the risks. But this could change sooner than you might think. President Barack Obama has put Vice President Joe Biden in...
I Am Kalief Browder

I Am Kalief Browder

The day before I started high school, my father took me up to the park around the corner from our house to have “the talk.” It’s the talk black families had when Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in Florida. It’s the talk we had when Michael Brown was shot and killed...
Millennials Better Start Thinking About Retirement

Millennials Better Start Thinking About Retirement

I’m only 24, but I signed up for the 401(k) plan at work as soon as I qualified. I’m privileged to have a responsible employer and to belong a union that fought for its members’ right to enjoy decent retirement benefits. Many of my friends aren’t so lucky. My employer...
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