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“When Clinton signed Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, I knew single mothers like me would suffer. Fifteen years later, millions have been kicked off the welfare rolls.”
Ignoring the signs of dire need, the government is slashing its housing budget.
Meet Ginnina Slowe, resident of the nation’s poorest urban county, where poverty is expensive—especially when you try to get out of it.
What the Occupy movement could do for poor people—and vice versa.
The strange thing about last week’s Brussels compact is that it is irrelevant to the task at hand—avoiding collapse of the euro.
In contrast to Obama’s go-easy approach, officials like Eric Schneiderman and Martha Coakley are insisting on vigorous prosecution of bankers.
What US progressives can learn from British efforts to fight inequality.
COLLEGE FINALIST: The range of options that my generation has to choose from has been whittled to a handful of bad ones. I am coming of age not in the land of the free, but in the land of the dependent.
Contrary to the dogmatic fiscal platforms proposed by conservatives, the American government needs to be investing money, not taking it out of circulation.
The development of a fair and sustainable economy, Bob Herbert argues, will require a national conversation—not to mention a considerable amount of government involvement.