From the July 28 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Previously: Fox's George Will: We Should Tell Child Immigrants "Welcome To America" Conservative Media's Misplaced Hysteria Over Immigrants And Welfare
Evangelicals urge children to "convert or go to hell" and still accuse liberals of indoctrinating America's youth
Just over a year ago, I stood on stage at the Aspen Ideas Festival to announce 21 communities across the country that were selected for inclusion in the Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund (OYIF), an initiative of the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions. Show More Summary
It's the seedy side of life-the part of life you pretend doesn't exist. At first, I only noticed the one man I wrote about last Fall, the one passed out in front of my local Wawa. But now I've started to notice them every day when I go to pick up my husband at the train station. Show More Summary
The good news is that after decades of furious growth, obesity rates finally seem to be leveling off in the U.S.. The bad news is that the America's youth still appear to be dangerously unaware of the problem. 42 percent of obese children and adolescents in the U.S.—those between the ages of eight to fifteen […]
(CNN) – Texas Gov. Rick Perry's decision to send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the southern border is the latest move in a controversy over the influx of migrant youths from Central America, many unaccompanied, streaming into the United States. It represents concrete action over concerns raised by Perry and other Republicans that […]
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America's First Churches; Church, Youth, and Sex; "Evangelicals" These Are America's First Churches — and They're Still Worshipping—Corrie Mitchell Ok, some historic nerd stuff… and I want to preach at one of these churches… so helpShow More Summary
For the last few years, the 'scariest' chart for Europeans has been the unending surge in youth unemployment. However, amid all the sound and fury of mainstream US media discussions of the 'recovery' in America and the President's employment...Show More Summary
These are the folks educating America’s youth: Climate change is one of the biggest threats facing humankind, and as the stakes are raised, many are proposing ambitious solutions – from pumping dust into the atmosphere to escaping to...Show More Summary
Summary: Over 50 years ago, America was in a very bad place as an international brand. People around the world tuned in as American youth fought for the rights that were due to them based on the Constitution. African American men and women, young and old, marched, shouted, and stood firmly against the injustices...
Central America: Can animated shorts, TV ads and cumbia music help deter Central American youth from joining the recent influx of undocumented minors migrating to the U.S.? Argentina: Argentina could fall into a massive debt default in less than two weeks unless the government can hammer out a deal with holdout capital funds. Show More Summary
The media coverage of thousands of youth migrants/refugees from Central America has dramatically raised the public's concern about immigration issues in general. The issue went from barely registering a few months ago to now being seen as the most important problem among a plurality of Americans.
South American nations may be confident in their youthful talent, but over the years, they have also placed great value in wise, old heads (with an emphasis on the old). This year, Colombian goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon, at the age of 43 years and three days, became the oldest player to ever play in the FIFA World Cup. Show More Summary
THEATER REVIEW: "Checking Boxes" by About Face for Night Out in the Parks ?? Talk about timeliness. With the issue of unaccompanied children from Central America entering the United States heating up, About Face Theatre Youth Ensemble's...Show More Summary
Last week The Root’s Keli Goff wrote about the child refugees fleeing violence and poverty in Central America and seeking refuge at our border. Unfortunately, she argued that we shouldn’t protect these brown children, and supports deporting them—while claiming that we have our own black children to care about first, citing recent violence in the streets of Chicago.
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough has praised media personality Glenn Beck for planning to send soccer balls and hot meals to the U.S. border amid an influx of immigrant youth from Central America, saying Beck is not playing by President Obama's handbook, but that of Jesus.
Earlier this year, I sat in an immigration office in Nogales, Mexico, surrounded by children who had just been deported from the United States. All of the children I spoke with, ranging in age from 11 to 17 years old, traveled to the United States alone before U.S. Show More Summary
Richie Keen has been tapped to direct TV Land’s comedy pilot Teachers. Based on the popular web series, Teachers revolves around six elementary school teachers who are trying to mold the minds and lives of America’s youth, but they don’t really seem to have their own lives together at all. Show More Summary
It might be time for a bit of alcohol industry intervention. Underage drinkers—those between the ages of 18 and 20-years-old, most specifically—are more heavily exposed to printed alcohol advertisements than any other age group, according to a new study. Show More Summary