His father arrived from Cuba in the 1980 Mariel boatlift, raised five children, and now has back problems and no insurance."I want to hear Hillary and Trump talk about how they can affect people like us," said Lopez, who aspires to join the Marine Corps.But resolving the loss of construction and home-building jobs was not front and center.A Senate bill that would allow energy-saving retrofits to be factors in mortgage underwriting has quickly attracted a diverse set of enthusiastic supporters that range from the conservative U. Chamber of Commerce to the liberal Center for American Progress.The Farm Crisis of the 1980s was also linked to increased marital fighting, harsher parenting, and more stress among children.Now that the American economy has emerged from the Great Recession, there is new research that looks at its impact on the quality of the country’s relationships. Daniel Schneider, a sociologist at the University of California, Berkeley, found that among mothers in heterosexual relationships, those who lived in areas hit harder by drops in employment rates during the Great Recession experienced higher rates of domestic violence and controlling behavior.In this context, it is probably worth once again mentioning that the Washington Post still refuses to correct its pro-NAFTA editorial in which it made the absurd claim that Mexico's GDP quadrupled from 1987 to 2007.
"My mother is retired and Social Security is not enough to sustain her because of the cost of living.The study, published earlier this year in the journal , showed that mothers experiencing economic hardship—such as struggling to pay for food, rent, and health care—were four times as likely to experience violent behavior from their partners and twice as likely to experience controlling behavior than mothers who did not report such hardship.