child poverty

WATCH: Link Between Institutional Poverty And Children’s Brain Development Found

WATCH: Link Between Institutional Poverty And Children’s Brain Development Found

On April 12, 2016, then-presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) held a campaign rally at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York in which he talked about the “physiology of poverty.” In other words, concern over where and when one’s next meal is coming from, how one will be able to pay bills, keep the lights […]

Watch: Seven Year Old Aleppo Refugee Asks Trump ‘Have You Ever Been Hungry?’ (TWEET)

Watch: Seven Year Old Aleppo Refugee Asks Trump ‘Have You Ever Been Hungry?’ (TWEET)

What separates us from them? What is it that makes liberal sensibilities so at odds with those of a conservative? Intelligence? Empathy? As President Donald Trump embraces the global drive to replace post-war liberalism with 21st-century fascism we’re left with a disturbing conundrum. What would it take for his ardent supporters to admit they made a mistake? […]

School Bus Driver FIRED For Publicly Exposing School For Not Feeding Kids

School Bus Driver FIRED For Publicly Exposing School For Not Feeding Kids

Johnny Cook, a school bus driver in Haralson County, Georgia, was taken by surprise when a middle-schooler approached him and told him he was hungry. The boy’s lunch card were 40 cents short, so he didn’t get to eat lunch that day. Cook couldn’t stop thinking about the incident. When he got home, he sat […]