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Poorer seniors are likely to have been poor, or among the working poor, most of their lives. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Retirement Shouldn’t Mean Poverty
Social security helps, but growing inequality means millions of elders are just barely making it.
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Infrared captures Hurricane Barry on Saturday morning ahead of making landfall. Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm after hitting the Louisiana coast. News
Heavy Rainfall Barry's Real Danger—and Climate Crisis is to Blame
"When the air is warmer, it can hold more water vapor. So that when a storm moves through an area that has warmer, wetter air, there's more of a source for the precipitation."
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Annunciation Street in New Orleans was flooded Wednesday morning. News
Days Before Hurricane Expected to Hit New Orleans, City Endures 10 Inches of Rain as Mississippi River Swells
"Overlapping extreme-weather events aren't just a New Orleans problem."
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I Spent 16 Months in Solitary Confinement and Now I'm Fighting to End It
The need for reform is urgent. Because putting people in dehumanizing situations pushes them to do dehumanizing things
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'Coalition Against Death Alley' Kicks Off 5-Day March for Environmental Justice in Louisiana's Petrochemical Corridor
"What we are seeing illustrated now is intentional genocide," says one march organizer about the regional pollution
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Joining Wave of GOP Anti-Choice Attacks, Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Abortion Ban Authored By Democrat
"Women are the base of the Democratic Party, and if you're not fighting alongside us, you don't deserve to represent the American people."
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Protesters march during a demonstration against the Dakota Access Pipeline on March 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. News
'Vague, Overly Broad, and Sweeping in Scope': Lawsuits Take Aim at Efforts to Criminalize Anti-Pipeline Protests
"It's hard to convince or even ask people with children to organize against pipelines if a mother will risk a felony."
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The Federal Government Has Poured Millions into Failing Charter Schools in Louisiana
Parents in New Orleans are sick of the instability that temporary charter schools have brought to their community, calling the schools an "illegal experiment" on their children
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Calls for Probe Into White Supremacy and Domestic Terrorism After Arrest for Arson Attacks on Black Churches
A man was arrested for allegedly committing arson at three black churches in Louisiana over 10 days
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'Paging Senator Collins—This Is on You': Efforts to Oust Maine Republican Intensify After Kavanaugh's Anti-Abortion Vote
"Brett Kavanaugh has declared war on Roe , and Susan Collins is the one who made it possible."
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