National Politics

Stop the False Attacks on Housing First!

Posted June 8, 2021 by

Housing First is Key to Ending Homelessness People are angry over homelessness. Videos of fighting tent dwellers, shootings in encampments and open air drug supermarkets are increasingly associated with the unhoused. Long overdue solutions to the crisis—such as huge new
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People to Feds: Design Streets Better!

Posted May 25, 2021 by

This piece first appeared in Streetsblog USA. A nearly 900-page federal rulebook of arcane street design regulations that virtually no one has heard of just received an unprecedented amount of public interest — which street safety advocates chalk up to
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Will U.S. Permanently Slash Child Poverty?

Posted May 18, 2021 by

Historic Opportunity to Reduce Poverty in America American politicians talk a lot about “family values.” But our high child poverty rate says otherwise. President Biden’s American Rescue Plan changes this. It sends families $3,000 per child for ages 6 to
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A Week to Honor Nurses’ Activism

Posted May 11, 2021 by

The Truth Behind Nurses Week (May 6-12) Since 1990, when the American Nurses Association declared that an entire week – from May 6-12th (the birthday of Florence Nightingale) — would be dedicated to celebrating the nation’s nurses, hospitals and other
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