Many people who qualify for government assistance are afraid to ask for it.
April 17, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 14, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
On reservations that have been described as “chaos” and “a swirling hell,” child welfare officials could have good intentions, but their efforts are still in clear violation of the Indian Children Welfare Act of 1978.
April 1, 2014 • 7:00 AM • Share
Increased vigilance isn’t necessarily the best way to prevent child-safety issues and injuries.
March 25, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Rennie Gibbs, a 16-year-old in Mississippi when she gave birth to a stillborn child, is facing life in prison for taking cocaine during her pregnancy. Hers is among a burgeoning number of cases in which women are prosecuted for allegedly endangering their unborn children.
March 20, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Gay, straight, single, divorced: Five studies that prove that the who of family matters a lot less than the how when it comes to raising happy, healthy kids.
March 19, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
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