Lane Anderson
Lane Anderson writes about causes for the national edition—including issues such as poverty, hunger, and social inequality. She lives in New York City, where she has taught at Columbia University and Yeshiva University. She holds an MFA from Columbia University.

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Nepalese living in the U.S. struggle to reach families and send help, and comfort each other in the wake of the disaster in their homeland.
The U.S. education system hasn't been revamped in over 100 years. Can it prepare kids for a high-tech world?
Yale researcher Dean Karlan found that no one had ever applied the scientific method to global aid. So he tried it.
At a symposium at Georgetown University with Catholic and Evangelical leaders, the president called on faith groups to "have a louder voice" on poverty.
Is your child flipping burgers this summer? She might have to work over 900 hours to pay for college tuition in the fall.
A new study indicates that jobs haven't snapped back since the recession because those jobs have been automated -- including many white-collar jobs.
Students who graduate from elite school get higher-paying jobs out of school, but that's not all there is to it.
The class of 2015 is graduating into the best job market in a decade, but their diplomas come at a high cost. This year's college grads carry the most student debt on record, at an average of $35,000 apiece.
What do mothers around the world have in common? They would do anything to keep their children happy and healthy. That makes them a great force for social good.
The one-two punch of poverty and pollution can harm a child's brain.