Nation Topics - Poverty
News and Features
Nation Writing Contest Winner: Students and workers pay the price in the decline of Detroit's automobile industry.
Finding out that higher education and burger production have a disturbing amount in common.
Thirty thousand people showed up outside of Atlanta in search of Section 8 housing vouchers last week; 62 vouchers were available. It's a powerful reminder that the recession is not over.
Creating jobs that pay poverty-like wages might feel like a quick fix, but if it doesn’t get working families back on their feet, it won’t do much for our economy.
How would Dr. King have responded to the
current crises of recession, unemployment, and foreclosure?
Obama wants to repeal many strictures on legal services funding. But more needs to be done.
Activist Deepak Bhargava discusses the Obama administration's 'stealthy' support for impoverished Americans.
If the American Dream is a form of worship, we need new totems to fit new and troubled times.
In Defying Dixie, Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore seeks to reclaim the radical origins of the modern civil rights struggle.
Is there more to racism in America than intolerance and immorality? Four books shed light.