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Conservatives Don't Want to Admit That Economic Inequality Is Ruining Marriage
Posted on: Feb 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Many poor and working-class women find that marriage is too much of a burden.
How Inequality is Crushing Workers, Families and Communities
Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: New Economic Perspectives
The "winner-take-all" system turns the rest of us into losers.
What's Really Wrong With America's 'Best and Brightest'
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.
What Happens When You Can't Afford Your Children?
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."
The 'Tea Party' Supreme Court: How Conservatives Turned the Highest Court in the Land to Ideological Extremism
Posted on: Jun 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Why conservatives on the Supreme Court have become ideologically extreme, rigid and scornful of compromise.
5 Ways Conservatives are Destroying the Institution of Marriage
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.
How We're All Paying for Rush Limbaugh to Take Viagra (And Why it Costs a Lot More Than Contraception)
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.
Why Extreme Right-Wing Views on Contraception Will Backfire if Progressives Fight
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.
Charles Murray's New Book 'Coming Apart' Shamelessly Blames the Victims of Our Economic Collapse
Posted on: Feb 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The self-appointed moral Czar condemns working people for lack of character while ignoring economic realities.
Why Do Dangerous Financial Criminals Roam Free?
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.
Why New Birth Control Benefits are the Right Choice and Why Religious Conservatives Have it Wrong
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.
5 Reasons Americans Are Delaying Marriage
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.
Red State Families vs. Blue State Families: The Family-Values Divide
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.
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