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The United States has the second highest child poverty rate among 35 industrialized countries despite having the largest economy in the world. A child in the United States has a 1 in 5 chance of being poor and the younger she is the poorer she is likely to be. Growing up poor has lifelong negative consequences, decreasing the likelihood of...
Friday, March 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
2016 was an unprecedented year for opioid overdoses nationwide. Since 1999, opioid overdoses and the amount of prescription opioids sold in the U.S. have quadrupled, creating an epidemic that spans all ages, communities, and demographics. Ohio can be considered the "ground...
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
On both the right and the left, media has been under fire before and after the 2016 election. According to Gallup, Americans’ trust in media has dropped to 32 percent, its lowest level in Gallup polling history. That’s an 8...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
According to the Council of State Governments’ Justice Center, one of every 201 U.S. residents was held at a federal or state corrections facility at the end of 2010 and more than 95 percent of these individuals will return home....
Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 4:00 p.m.
More than a year after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the United States Senate has scheduled confirmation hearings for a nominee to replace him. Republican Senate leadership had declined to move a process forward for President Barack...
Friday, March 10, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
For more than two decades, The City Club of Cleveland has hosted the annual High School Debate Championship. While most high school students are watching basketball finals and preparing for spring break, these enterprising students prepare for the High School...
Tuesday, March 07, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
What role does art play when it comes to international relations? The poet W. H. Auden famously wrote “for poetry makes nothing happen” in his 1940 eulogy In Memory of W.B. Yeats. While no poem can be credited with stopping...
Tuesday, March 07, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
The election of Donald J. Trump and the Brexit vote are reflective of a rising tide of populism sweeping the globe. Both victories confounded pundits and the press as their prediction models failed to accurately capture the angst of a...
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