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Social Security helped slash elderly poverty to 9.2 percent in the 20th century  – that triumph is now in jeopardy
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Social Security helped slash elderly poverty to 9.2 percent in the 20th century – that triumph is now in jeopardy

Written by: David W. Rasmussen, Florida State University More elderly people may soon be pinching pennies. docent/Shutterstock.comIn 1959, more than a third of all elderly Americans lived in poverty. Slashing that number to under 10 percent by the late 1990s...

How compassion can triumph over toxic childhood trauma
Health

How compassion can triumph over toxic childhood trauma

Written by: Sheri Madigan, Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Child Development, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary New research shows that when mothers who have experienced childhood trauma feel supported by the people around them...

In Italy, fake news helps populists and far-right triumph
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In Italy, fake news helps populists and far-right triumph

Written by: Filippo Trevisan, Assistant Professor, American University Silvio Berlusconi, left, arrives to vote as a bare-breasted woman protests in background AP Photo/Luca BrunoAlthough there were no outright winners in Italy’s parliamentary election on March 4, there were two clear...