Major weather disasters in the U.S. have increased from an average of two per year in the 1980s to more than ten per year since 2010. The Center for American Progress has uncovered that the damage they cause is in excess of $80B a year.
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has revised its state-by-state analysis of sequestration cuts. After a while, it’s just so many numbers, right? But there are real people in trouble behind these numbers.
A recent study reveals that of the nearly $300 billion donated last year, more than 70 percent came from individuals, and of that amount, around half came from the wealthiest three percent of households in the U.S.
A report from the Institute of Politics at Harvard University suggests that young people are less politically active today than they were four years ago. Are voter education efforts not reaching youth?