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May 13, 2022
So You Want to Reduce Crime?
What kinds of investments have been proven to lower crime rates? (Hint: It’s not directing endless money to the police.)
April 29, 2022
How Covid Revealed the Folly of Our Child Protection System
Despite predictions of an epidemic of child abuse, the temporary shutdown of the child welfare system showed us the promise of a radically different approach.
February 7, 2022
As Child Tax Payments Expire, Struggling Families Are Desperate
Congress could get inspiration from the tortured creation of Social Security.
James Roosevelt Jr.
Henry Scott Wallace
Tomlin Perkins Coggeshall
Harold M. Ickes
January 31, 2022
The Cure for Child Homelessness: Affordable Housing
As a pediatrician in the San Francisco Bay area, I have seen how housing insecurity can damage the mental and physical health of kids.
January 24, 2022
“If These Demands Are Not Met, We Will Be Striking by Not Attending School”
An interview with Ayleen Serrano and Nikayla Dean, organizers of Oakland’s student Covid protests.
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January 21, 2022
How Much Longer Can We Keep Doing This Without a Vaccine?
All parents are struggling during the pandemic, but those with kids too young to be vaccinated are barely holding on.
November 17, 2021
The Build Back Better Act Can Level the Field for Single Parents
No wonder conservative lawmakers who idealize a “traditional” nuclear family are trying to discredit the potential investment in child care.
November 12, 2021
As the Supreme Court Weighs the Future of Abortion, Women Are Already Suffering
Attacks on reproductive rights have metastasized well beyond abortion in recent years, endangering women’s health and lives.
October 21, 2021
Not Allowed to Be a Kid
As a Black youth, I’ve been surveilled and pushed around by police since elementary school.
October 19, 2021
Manchin’s Shameful Child Care Stance Isn’t Just Bad Politics. It’s Self-Defeating Policy.
The senator is forcing a choice among four crucial pillars of a holistic solution to help struggling families.
Katrina vanden Heuvel