Alcoholism affects every third American

Alcohol Awareness: How Much Is too Much?

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, three in ten U.S. adults drink at levels that increase their risk for physical, mental health and social problems. Photo credit: Yale...

In the End, What Do You Want from Your Life?

In the end, what do you really want for yourself and your life? What are the results and benefits that you want to accomplish and why? Photo credit: Recreate Your Life Today Consider what you will do in...
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To Fight Job Outsourcing, Replace NAFTA

The stakes are high for working families in New York. Photo credit: CNN By Bart DeCoursis Many Americans are rightly anxious about the outsourcing of middle-class jobs and the widening gap between...

When Enough Is Enough

The CDC reports 1,300 children die from gunshot wounds in the US every year. That is nearly one Sandy Hook shooting per week. Every week. Every month. Every year. Students participate in March for Our Lives...

If I Were President (6 Things I Would do)

  African American politician candidate woman giving a speech in front of United States of America flag Being a 12 year-old girl growing up in Bed-Stuy, I have noticed that there needs to be some...

The High Price of Knowledge

If we don’t fix the problem of rising college tuition, soon more young Americans will be in debt Currently in the U.S., college tuition has become too expensive and unaffordable for many middle- and...