economic development

Melissa Harris-Perry: Dear Paul Ryan, Hear From Someone In Poverty
Melissa Harris-Perry's "open letter" went out to Rep. Paul Ryan, who held a hearing on poverty this week, but despite the request from Rep. Barbara Lee, refused to allow someone who is living in poverty to testify. Read more...
"A Boom With No Boundaries" explores how one of America's 59 national parks is already being affected by the pollution, traffic, and noise associated with oil and gas drilling. Read more...
Peter Adamson with the Office of Research at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), discusses the international data contained in <a href="http://www.unicef-irc.org/">Report Card 10</a>, a first-ever analysis of new data from the European Union's Statistics on Income and Living Conditions household surveys reveals the extent of child poverty and child deprivation in the world’s advanced economies. Read more...