Poverty

 
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New York, University of California adopt $15 minimum wage

By Jae Wasson
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Business | Maybe New York’s fast-food workers shouldn’t be celebrating their new $15 minimum wage. While advocates for a higher minimum wage say it will help…

Children of hers

By Marvin Olasky
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Poverty | The unsung legacy of an anti-poverty warrior

‘A home to come to’

By Sophia Lee
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Hope Award | West Region Winner: Hope House takes in children whom others have abandoned and shows them a loving, heavenly Father

Michigan’s homeless makeover

By Daniel James Devine
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Hope Award | Midwest Region Winner: Detroit-area center helps transform homeless, addicted, and despondent men and women into workers and homeowners

Little platoons, under attack

Little platoons, under attack

By Marvin Olasky
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Hope Award | Our 10th annual Hope Awards come as Christian poverty-fighting groups face an unprecedented challenge

Tiny, powerful heartbeats

By Marvin Olasky
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Hope Award | South Region Winner: Miami clinic gives thousands of poor and mostly minority women the resources to help them choose life for their unborn children

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | British lawmakers want to limit child tax credits to a woman’s first two children, according to a new budget presented by the majority Conservative Party in…

Obama administration to subsidize internet access for poor families

Obama administration to subsidize internet access for poor families

By Jae Wasson
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Technology | Low-income families who can’t afford internet access at home will get subsidized access from the government under a program President Barack Obama unveiled…

Urban mission

By Timothy Meinch
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Amy Writing Awards | A new downtown home for a suburban megachurch in Des Moines, Iowa. An award of outstanding merit winner

Forecasting Pope Francis on climate change

By Daniel James Devine
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Environment | The pontiff’s not-yet-released encyclical on the environment has already stirred debate among Catholics. Here’s what it might say.

Looking for poverty solutions that actually work

By Julie Borg
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Research | In the 50 years since Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty and envisioned the Great Society, American taxpayers have spent a whopping $22 trillion dollars…

The O’Malley factor

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | Martin O’Malley, former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor, announced his presidential candidacy on Saturday, and said some things that could be taken as…

 
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