Recent Articles by Elizabeth Stuart
Published: Friday, October 24, 2014 3:38 pm MDT
Mosques have long been central to political dialogue in Egypt. But over the past three years, a tug-of-war between Islamists and the military’s repressive “deep state” has turned mosques into ...
Published: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 10:15 am MST
Based on decades-old stereotypes that single mothers are raising children alone and single dads are “deadbeats,” the majority of U.S. anti-poverty programs almost exclusively serve women and childre...
Published: Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:00 am MDT
New research suggests hope may be just as vital to beating poverty as capital, credit, skills or food.
Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 8:08 am MDT
Medicaid advocates are on pins and needles in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to grant states the choice to opt-out of the Affordable Care Act's expanded coverage mandate.
Published: Friday, July 13, 2012 3:27 am MDT
A proposal that passed the U.S. House Agriculture Committee Thursday could kick as many as three million people off government food assistance next year, including the U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants.
Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 10:47 pm MDT
Prescription drug abuse increased 75 percent from 2002 to 2010, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Published: Monday, July 9, 2012 4:28 pm MDT
A growing number of states are moving to ban welfare recipients from spending government cash on cigarettes, liquor, gambling, strip clubs and guns.
Published: Saturday, July 7, 2012 12:00 am MDT
A career salesman, Bill Sohan has lost track of the number of incentive trips his employers have sent him on. Sunshine, margaritas by the pool, relaxation — "I'm not going to tell you it's not a good time...
Published: Friday, July 6, 2012 3:02 pm MDT
The Supreme Court's decision to omit the phrase "illegal immigrant" from the Arizona immigration ruling last week has sparked a discussion online about the proper way to identify someone who is living in the co...
Published: Thursday, June 28, 2012 12:00 am MDT
Ethnic minorities are far more likely to be uninsured than the American population as a whole. Perhaps as a result, despite notable progress in the overall health of the nation, there are continuing disparities...