One In Four Children Live In Immigrant Families

By Samantha Artiga and Anthony Damico, -

President Trump has intensified national debate about immigration by implementing policies to enhance immigration enforcement and restrict legal immigration. Recent findings show that the climate [...]

Israel Carried Out Extrajudicial Executions, Tortured Children

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Addressing the use of lethal violence, Amnesty International noted that Israeli forces killed 76 Palestinians and one foreign national in 2017, adding that “many, including children, were shot [...]

The United State’s Bizarre Income Distribution For Children

By Matt Bruenig, -

In the Nordic countries, they have relatively few children in the lower class (and even fewer in the extreme lower class). They also have relatively few children in the upper class. But they have [...]

US Capitalism Lets Children And Mothers Die

By W. T. Whitney, -

One of the authors of a recent study of U.S. children’s deaths told an interviewer that, “The U.S. is the most dangerous of wealthy, democratic countries in the world for children … Across all [...]

“We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices” Inspiration For Young Activists

By Staff, -

New York, NY — Random House Children’s Books will publish WE RISE, WE RESIST, WE RAISE OUR VOICES, an empowering collection of poems, letters, personal essays, art, and other works from over 50 [...]

Cuban Doctors To Help Patients In South Side Chicago

By Staff, Telesur. -

With no solution in sight regarding infant mortalities, residents of Chicago's South Side, home to numerous predominantly Black neighborhoods, have resorted to mentors from the Cuban Ministry of [...]

Child Mortality Rate 70% Higher In U.S. Than In Other Rich Nations

By Jessica Corbett, -

American kids are 70 percent more likely to die during childhood compared with children in other wealthy, democratic nations, according to a peer-reviewed study published Monday by Health [...]

Cops Killing Kids Has Got To Stop!

By Dave Lindorff, -

Six-year-old Kameron, who was shot in Bexar County outside San Antonio, Texas, wasn’t killed like Tamir Rice in Cleveland, who was mowed down by a police officer within seconds of his arrival on [...]

Child Detained By Border Agents After Surgery Reunited With Family

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By Staff of ACLU - SAN ANTONIO — The federal government has released 10-year-old Rosa Maria Hernandez. The American Civil Liberties Union brought a lawsuit seeking to release her from government [...]

The Public Good: Reports From The Front Lines

By David Morris, -

By David Morris for ILSR - In 2010, Congress passed the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act, a law championed by first lady Michelle Obama. Among other provisions, the law offers universal federally [...]

From The Old Left To The New: Progressive Parenting

By Steve Early, -

By Steve Early. As a left-wing labor activist and father of two (now adult) daughters, I once grappled with the challenges of “progressive parenting.” It was hard enough, I soon discovered, to [...]

How Long Do Our Children Have To Face Racism?

By Levi Rickert, -

By Levi Rickert for Native News Online - EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA – Cheyenne River Sioiux Tribe Chairman Harold Fraizer asked on Thursday: “How may times do we have to send our school children [...]

Study: State That Restrict Abortion Have Laws That Hurt Women And Children

By Staff, -

By Staff of Center for Reproductive RIghts - The report—titled Evaluating Priorities: Measuring Women and Children’s Health and Well-being against Abortion Restrictions in the States, Volume [...]

Israel Violating International Law With Arrests Of Children

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By Staff of Addameer - Currently, an estimated 75 Palestinian children from East Jerusalem are being held in Israeli prisons and detention centers. Based on Addameer’s monitoring of 9 recent and [...]

Fighting Climate Change Can Be A Lonely In Oil Country, Especially For A Kid

By Neela Banerjee and Zahra Hirji, -

By Neela Banerjee and Zahra Hirji for Inside Climate News - RAYNE, Louisiana—As far back as Jayden Foytlin can remember, her cousin Madison came over to celebrate her birthday. The girls had been [...]