Many see Ebola as an "African disease," just as they once saw HIV/AIDS as a "gay disease." Only when these diseases began to affect a different demographic did legislature direct funds to those organizing HIV awareness.
The stakes are high, both now and in 2016.
One of the most interesting findings of the data recently released by the Census Bureau is that so many recent college graduates live with their parents.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been floating at or above the 17,000 mark in the past two months — an all-time high. Who gets the wealth, though?
While many students feel it is important to make the first day of school a fashion show, others can’t afford new clothes and are often stigmatized at school.
Fortune magazine's Alan Sloan reports that Ireland, Bermuda and Switzerland are the tax havens for the top ten corporate tax avoiders. While these companies hit the road to avoid taxes, they have no hesitation in enjoying the benefits that come from tax protection and regulation.
How much would we save if legally mandated minimum sentences were modified and nonviolent drug offenses were more reasonably imposed?
While the institution of apartheid no longer exists, the structural basis for apartheid is alive and well, given the level of poverty, the lack of jobs, and limited opportunities for education.
Ikea gets it, so does the Gap. What’s wrong with the Congress?
President Obama's focus on the middle class leaves the poor where they have always been — at the periphery of economic progress.