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Poor and Healthy

January 5, 2016 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

Costa Ricans live longer than Americans. A new study shows how much the income distribution in the U.S. endangers the health of its poorest citizens. Income differentials have a greater influence on the health of the population in the U.S. than in Costa Rica. That is what is reported by William Dow of the University [Read more]

Viva the American Way! Or Maybe Not

August 20, 2015 // Il Giornale - Italy - Italian

How many films have you seen about the 45 million Americans in poverty? How many journalistic reports? How many people bring up this topic in TV debates? The answer is always the same: None.

Pushing the Problem Back

August 17, 2015 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

The stream of thousands of unaccompanied children illegally crossing the border into the United States from Central America last summer caused much unrest. Under pressure from America, Mexico hastily reacted by launching the “Plan Frontera Sur” [Southern Border Plan], meant to intercept migrants at the border with [Read more]
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