Erin Skarda is a freelance journalist and editor based in Denver, Colo. She is a former editor and writer for TIME.com.
Sure, voter turnout for the midterms is historically low (we’re not electing a commander in chief, after all), but these elections are just as important as any presidential contest.
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The Ice Bucket Challenge isn’t the first social media charity campaign to go viral — and based upon the success of these other online movements, it certainly won’t be the last.
The first eight years of life are crucial to academic success. So why aren’t early education programs a priority in the U.S.? NationSwell asks the experts.
Despite the recovery, millennials still face double-digit unemployment rates. Here’s how to get them working again.
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How one organization has helped thousands of children across the country connect with one another and start healing after the death of someone close to them — and have some fun while they’re at it.
Being a mom is the toughest — and most important — job in the world. So how can we aid new mothers in their transition to parenthood? Our experts weigh in.
American grads are saddled with more student loans than ever before — it may even be setting back their unborn children. So, how can we fix this broken system?
President Obama recently noted that women make only 77 cents for every dollar that men earn — a statistic that has been endlessly debated. Here’s why we’re having the wrong discussion about the problem.
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