The bipartisan farm bill making its way through Congress offers real hope to feed the hungry at home and abroad and improve nutrition for poor kids. But it faces a likely presidential veto over, you guessed it, taxes.
Americans will spend $9.8 billion on pet healthcare this year. Why is the President so insistent that we can't provide health coverage to poor children?
Local food projects and community gardens are springing up in urban areas all over the country, cutting a promising new path to empowering the poor.
The perennial temptation to blame disease on sin or some grave moral failing just took another hit.
The testimony of three former Surgeons General offers more proof of how the Bush Administration's corps of inept political operatives subverts our system of checks and balances.
America's kids will get less calcium because of our unabated appetite for gas-guzzling cars--and the wrongheaded belief that ethanol is the answer.
Sure we have a healthcare system in America. The trouble is, it's designed not to make people healthy but to make money.
Congressional hearings about head injuries in the NFL raise questions about the consequences for old-timers and present-day players.
SEIU President Andy Stern heads one of the strongest unions in the country. Why is he so cozy with corporations?
Will an upcoming vote in Congress signal the end of Medicare?