Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

  • Did you know that 1 in 3 Americans will experience poverty during their lifetime? Now is the time to put poverty on the nation’s agenda: http://n.pr/foQCwS
  • For many, the end of the holiday season means the end of a seasonal job: unemployment up in the first weeks of 2011: http://wapo.st/coEBwo. See how your state fared in terms of unemployment this year: http://wapo.st/hgdKzZ
  • Troubling news: the CDC released a report shows there are racial disparities when it comes to health problems. http://nyti.ms/g51XkH
  • A story of middle class struggle: http://wapo.st/hGx2tx
  • The Salvation Army reports they are seeing an increase in need for food this winter. http://wapo.st/eB7liO

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