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Justice denied

The outrage over the killing of an unarmed Black teenager who was doing nothing wrong must continue until some semblance of justice is achieved. ...

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Budget cuts should protect the safety net

We won’t be able to go forward until Congress sits down and makes the hard decisions to create a just budget that invests in children. ...

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Our Voice, Guest Editorial by Marian Wright Edelman, Families struggle: Child poverty remains epidemically high

The U.S. Census Bureau’s new poverty data for the states show millions of families struggling mightily to keep their heads above water in the wake of the Great Recession. Fourteen states saw statistically significant increases in their child poverty rates, 26 states saw small increases, and nine states and the District of Columbia saw small declines in child poverty rates last year. ...

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Time to End ‘Reverse Robin Hood’ Tax Policies

Right before the U.S. House of Representatives left for the summer to go home to campaign for your vote, members of Congress voted to extend the Bush era tax cuts ...

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