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We need more than just a safety net. We need a blueprint to create good jobs for all.
A Nation investigation looks at the shuttering of needed trauma centers, beginning with those on Chicago’s violent South Side.
David Brooks’ rendition of poverty is as “representative” of people with low-incomes as corrupt corporate titans are of small entrepreneurs.
Richmond, Virginia, is the eleventh-most-unequal big city in the country; its leaders finally want to change that.
In The Tyranny of the Meritocracy, Lani Guinier argues that the SATs have become “accurate reflectors of wealth and little else.”
Both Republicans and Democrats want to solve economic insecurity by giving people more purchasing power. There’s a better solution.
Capitalism’s new critics take on an economics run amok.
Fifty years after LBJ declared a War on Poverty, the United States ranks near the bottom in childhood poverty among all developed nations.
In the short stories of Tenth of December, the impression of chaos belies a careful design.
Girls’s Hannah and Shameless’s Fiona are both penniless twentysomethings finding their way through big cities, but Hannah has a college degree—and a safety net.
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