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Trump Upsets America's Work/Life Balance In order for American workers to get better wages — either by guaranteeing them overtime or a greater rate of pay — the salary threshold must be raised.Opinion
Trump Singles Out Kids With Cancer for Deportation The Trump administration ended its deferred medical action program for visa holders who have kids who are chronically ill, ensuring a death sentence for many children.
Menstrual Products Save Lives. They Should Be a Human Right. In many ways, the Trumpian policy of limiting access to menstrual products echoes issues seen in period equity around the world.Opinion
How to See the World Like a Kid In the attention economy, seeing the world like a kid — or noticing the small things — can be an act of mindful meditation.
What Unions Do for Families 'If unions were stronger, and worker power was stronger, we would not be the only industrial nation in the world without paid parental leave or paid vacations.'
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Dave Chappelle's New Jokes About School Shootings Are Backed By Research The comedian doesn't always shine in his new Netflix special, but he does get this issue right.
Getting a Personal Trainer Saved My Body — And My Sanity At the end of the day, I don't want to make any more decisions. And that's why I love my personal trainer: he simply tells me exactly what to do.How I Stay Sane
How to Piss Off Your Kid's Teacher Want to start off the school year on a good note? Avoid these mistakes.
Why Every Candidate Needs to Have a Federal Family Paid Leave Plan Paid family leave isn't just a morally good thing to do — it makes economic sense.
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Parkland Students Unveil the Green New Deal of Gun Control The plan, which echoes many of the 2020 candidates gun policies, is ambitious.
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Indefinitely Detain Migrants The plan is a direct challenge to the Flores Settlement, which only allows children to be detained for 20 days at a time.
The Moment I Realized My (Semi) Free-Range Parenting Paid Off I give my kids boundaries, but they have a lot of freedom. But it's worked out.Great Moments in Parenting
The Signs That Someone Might Be Grooming Your Child For Sexual Abuse Grooming, a process in which an adult befriends a child to lower their defenses and eventually sexually abuse them, is unfortunately all too common.
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Well, Spider-Man Is Leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe Failed negotiations between Sony and Marvel mean the web-slinger is leaving the MCU.