Opinion

As the world’s worst outbreak of cholera continues to ravage Haiti, international donors have averted their gaze

by Washington Post May 26, 2012

AS THE WORLD’S worst outbreak of cholera continues to ravage Haiti, international donors have averted their gaze. ...

20 years later, it turns out Dan Quayle was right about Murphy Brown and unmarried moms

by Isabel Sawhill Washington Post May 25, 2012

On May 19, 1992, as the presidential campaign season was heating up, Vice President Dan Quayle delivered a family-values speech that came to define him nearly as much as his spelling talents. ...

The hard facts behind youth crime (and what you can do about it)

by David Mauldin Washington Post May 25, 2012

For the past year, I worked at a D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) juvenile detention facility, as part of my master’s degree program in social work at Catholic University. ...

The 2012 Food Assistance Convention–is a promise still a promise?

by Jennifer Clapp and C. Stuart Clark Triple Crisis Blog May 25, 2012

n late April 2012, the long-anticipated new Food Assistance Convention (FAC) text was finally agreed upon. ...

Analysis of 2012 G8 Summit on Food Security: A step forward, a step back, and a very big question

by Katie Campbell, Neil Watkins, and Henry Malumo ActionAid May 22, 2012

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Let’s resist herbicide-resistant crops

by Margot McMillen Other Words May 21, 2012

A Pioneer seed saleswoman introduced the first genetically modified crop to my central Missouri county in the winter of 1996 at a University Extension Soils and Crop Council meeting. ...

Plutocracy, paralysis, perplexity

by Paul Krugman New York Times May 3, 2012

Before the Great Recession, I would sometimes give public lectures in which I would talk about rising inequality, making the point that the ...

Let’s just say it: The Republicans are the problem

by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein Washington Post April 27, 2012

Rep. Allen West, a Florida Republican, was recently captured on video asserting that there are “78 to 81” Democrats in Congress who are members of the Communist Party. ...

Republicans’ budgets imply deep cuts in programs helping the poor

by Ezra Klein Washington Post April 10, 2012

That’s left them with one option: deep cuts to programs for the poor. That’s what you see in House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s budget. ...

Overthrowing a dictator is just the first step; failure is still possible and even probable

by George B.N. Ayittey New York Times April 5, 2012

REVOLUTIONS today seldom produce the outcomes that the masses desire. Iran’s 2009 Green Revolution flopped and the flower revolutions in Eastern Europe wilted. Egypt is now suffering under the yoke of a military regime seeking to entrench itself. ...

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