Who Gets to Debate?

Campaigns for the Republican and Democratic parties have received millions in direct contributions; other political parties don’t have access to that kind of money. ILLUSTRATION: David Hollenbach By ROSE MARSH, age 11 In a true democracy, candidates who get on...

Connect the Dots! (September/October 2012)

By KYLIE FREYMAN, age 9 IndyKids is turning 7! Help us raise $7,000 by November 7th so we can thrive. Keep checking out our site for more information on our birthday party in New York City in late October. Thank you for your support!

Radiated Rice in Japan

A rice field in Sakura, Japan. PHOTO: Flickr/LAPRIMADONNA By KYLIE FREYMAN, age 9 When the 2011 earthquake hit Fukushima, Japan, it set off a nuclear power plant explosion, which spread radiation and toxic materials into the environment. Farms, nature, animals, and...

The European Debt Crisis: What Happened?

By NANCY RYERSON A major European debt crisis threatens the entire region’s stability. Countries have cut back government benefits like retirement plans to try and save money, and some countries have needed the rest of the countries in the European Union (EU) to...