Nation Topics - Poverty
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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.
We believe it is because not nearly enough capable people with resources in this region have heeded our pleas that we have reached this crisis point of complete breakdown. We need peace. But first, we need justice.
Its vast holdings in the fossil fuel and arms industries subvert the foundation’s battle against disease and poverty.
Micro-apartments have become trendy in planning circles, but their austerity is just another limit on the aspirations of the poor.
Most states shut down their debtors’ prisons more than 100 years ago; in 2005, Harpersville, Alabama, opened one back up.