The United Nations warns that its 2030 development goals will be in jeopardy and 575 million people will remain very poor

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a somber report Monday, the United Nations warned that at the current pace of global progress, in 2030 575 million people will still be living in extreme poverty and 84 million children will be out of school — and will be be the case It takes 286 years to achieve … Read more

Monthly child tax credits linked to improved adult health and food security

Monthly cash payments to eligible families as part of the federal child tax credit’s temporary expansion during the pandemic have resulted in better adult health and food security, a new study conducted by UCLA suggests. The policy, which expired in late 2021, was not renewed because lawmakers fear the loan is too generous, particularly for … Read more