Nation Topics - Poverty
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Seven years after Katrina, poor people accused of crimes are being denied their right to counsel and left to languish behind bars.
The Federal Reserve can grow employment tremendously, without the need for any legislation.
How did we became a nation that fails to help its most needy citizens, and what can be done?
How government and corporations use the poor as piggy banks.
To restore the American Dream for the 99 percent, we must first bring the “invisible poor” out of the shadows.
Fifty years after the publication of The Other America, imagining that the author would find cause for hope—and dismay—in today's political culture.
Who will speak for the rights of the unborn now that Rick Santorum is gone from the race?
Research exaggerating the costs of social safety nets has been used for decades to launch unwarranted claims against government programs.
The Other America offered a view of poverty that seemed designed to comfort the already comfortable.
The new version of the federal education law would further entrench the problems besetting schools that serve poor and minority children.
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