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|By: TobyWollin Saturday November 28, 2009 6:39 am|
Children’s nutrition, home stability, and good jobs go hand in hand. We’re failing at all three.
|By: alanaclaire Sunday November 15, 2009 10:30 am|
Oh, I’ve got your attention now, right?
Maybe there are a few of you whose kids will eat everything. Good for you. In fact, I used to be one of you. When daughter one was little, we would tell her that we were having kale for dessert, and she was thrilled.
Maybe it was the birth of my second, pickier child. Was she born with crazy taste buds? Was the breast milk just too delicious? She instantly emerged as a white food only kind of girl. Somehow, it rubbed off on the big one too. Now my children do not eat vegetables.
|By: Jim White Friday November 13, 2009 11:30 am|
We learn today that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other detainees at Guantanamo will now face criminal trials in the Southern District of New York. Because his children are still missing, should any statement made by KSM at the trial be considered to be delivered under duress?
|By: Jim White Tuesday September 29, 2009 8:31 am|
The Irish Times and Andy Worthington report on the release of an Uzbek detainee who was a juvenile taxi driver in Afghanistan before he was shipped to Guantanamo.
|By: chieforganizer Saturday September 5, 2009 9:35 pm|
Real money in the hands of the poor? Finally something worth reading about!
|By: Kathryn in MA Tuesday May 5, 2009 3:28 pm|
The US went down the wrong path after Columbine, demonizing our kids and turning our schools into way-stations in the road to prisons.
|By: TexBetsy Friday March 13, 2009 10:32 pm|
How the hierarchy in the Catholic church and in organized Orthodox Judaism is reacting to the possibility of facing more lawsuits in NY on cases alleging child abuse and child sexual abuse.
|By: PriscillaQOB Sunday February 8, 2009 10:53 am|
A response to Christy’s excellent post: Will Children Be Casualties Of The Stimulus “Compromise”?
By: Christy Hardin Smith Sunday February 8, 2009 8:32 am