#Poverty

  • Article: Puerto Rico’s Crisis Is Not About ‘Broken Infrastructure.’ It’s About Poverty
    OpinionCitizenship

    Puerto Rico’s Crisis Is Not About ‘Broken Infrastructure.’ It’s About Poverty

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 27, 2017

    Puerto Rico’s crisis in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria is systemic. Read more

  • Article: This Deadly Epidemic Kills Nearly 100 Americans Every Day
    Health

    This Deadly Epidemic Kills Nearly 100 Americans Every Day

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017

    And it’s lowering overall life expectancy across the country. Read more

  • Article: Melting Glaciers in Asia Threaten to Leave Millions Without Water
    Water & Sanitation

    Melting Glaciers in Asia Threaten to Leave Millions Without Water

    Sept. 15, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than one billion people across Asia depend on rivers like the Yangtze, Ganges and Mekong. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Thought This Water-Related Disease Was Gone in the US. Today, One-Third of an Alabama County Has It.
    Water & Sanitation

    Scientists Thought This Water-Related Disease Was Gone in the US. Today, One-Third of an Alabama County Has It.

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 7, 2017

    And it's spreading. Read more

  • Article: The World Receives an 'F' for Global Education as Millions of Children Are Still Out of School
    Education

    The World Receives an 'F' for Global Education as Millions of Children Are Still Out of School

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 6, 2017

    Over the past decade, the number of school-aged children not in school has only fallen by 1.3%. Read more

  • Article: 6 Things We Care About More Than Big Ben's Bongs Being Silenced
    Citizenship

    6 Things We Care About More Than Big Ben's Bongs Being Silenced

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 21, 2017

    This really isn’t a national tragedy. Read more

  • Article: Why Funding Coconut Farms in the South Pacific with UK Aid Is Actually Critically Important
    Environment

    Why Funding Coconut Farms in the South Pacific with UK Aid Is Actually Critically Important

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 11, 2017

    Coconuts are for life, not just for hipsters. Read more

  • Article: This Brilliant Program Installs Solar Panels for Free for Low-Income Residents
    Environment

    This Brilliant Program Installs Solar Panels for Free for Low-Income Residents

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 8, 2017

    All while training young people to become solar technicians. Read more