Nation Topics - Poverty
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Those of us who spend our lives worrying about making rent and buying our kids new crayons need better representation.
We need more than just a safety net. We need a blueprint to create good jobs for all.
A coalition of national, state and local organizations in 41 states is uniting around an agenda to put families first.
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.
It’s time to fight the narrative that poverty is a choice.
A critical lack of affordable housing is turning overpriced motels into long-term shelter.
With an eye on the United States and Greece, scholars at the Levy Economics Institute are developing plans to ensure full employment.
The Detroit of wealthy enclaves and private guards looks nothing like the other Detroit, which is becoming more uninhabitable every day.