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Posted on: Feb 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Many poor and working-class women find that marriage is too much of a burden.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: New Economic Perspectives

The "winner-take-all" system turns the rest of us into losers.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

When the reputation and integrity of institutions no longer matter, anything goes in the pursuit wealth and power.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A mommy class war is on the rise. Working-class women are missing from the discussion about how to "have it all."

Posted on: Jun 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Why conservatives on the Supreme Court have become ideologically extreme, rigid and scornful of compromise.

Posted on: May 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Those who think and talk like Rush Limbaugh have championed policies that wreak havoc on the family lives of working Americans.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

No taxpayer money may ever cover the costs of a woman's contraception. But it may pay for Rush's Viagra.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Rush Limbaugh and the Christian right associate contraception with promiscuity, but that’s out of step with most of America.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The self-appointed moral Czar condemns working people for lack of character while ignoring economic realities.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Prosecutors like Eric Schneiderman need cops on the beat to put financial crooks behind bars. But thanks to Bush, these cops are missing in action.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In a country of alarmingly high unplanned pregnancy, American women need access to affordable birth control for economic and health reasons.

Posted on: May 23, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

Women are getting married at later ages and the divorce rate is going down, trends that correlate with widespread changes in the American family.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2010, Source: Oxford University Press

Controversies over abortion, same-sex marriage, teen pregnancy, single parenthood, and divorce have all challenged our images of the American family. Red family, meet blue family.