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2012-08-28-scblog2.png A meaningful debate about the path to recovery requires a careful examination of the uneven impact on African-American and Hispanic families and the role of racial discrimination in creating the ongoing distress.
The revolving door between government officials and lobbyists is spinning as fast as ever. Are the two groups too close for
The United States is the world's leader in incarceration with 2.2 million people currently in the nation's jails, a 500% increase
One underexplored aspect of the war on drugs is its link to voter suppression. Often after incarceration, felons are stripped
The War of Drugs goes beyond politics, as its effects are deeply felt by millions of people across the United States. Joining
Super PACs. Big money. Secret donations from big business. How can our politicians represent us when they're funded by corporate
Fighting in a war can be a harrowing experience, but the hardships don't end for our troops once they're back on American
The average student debt in the U.S. is over $23,000, with some graduates facing debts well over $100,000. Why do we put
Roseanne Barr joined HuffPost Live's Alicia Menendez for a conversation about how subsidies for big agriculture and the food
In 2010, 46 million Americans, including 16 million children lived in poverty, a figure expected to rise in the years ahead