Saturday, April 20, 2024

Tag: childcare

3.2 million kids could be thrown off ‘childcare cliff’ in September—unless...

"Congress must take action to tackle the childcare crisis now."

Why does Congress fight over childcare but not F-35s?

As some in Congress continue to ask how we can afford to take care of our children or ensure future life on this planet, progressives in Congress must not only call for taxing the rich but cutting the Pentagon

The soaring cost of US child care, in 5 charts

This spike in costs has broad implications, including leading fewer families to have children.

The shutdown causes some parents to pay twice for child care

Federal employees have child care fees to add to long lists of expenses for households that live paycheck to paycheck.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.