What does it mean to be poor in America? We can offer no single description of American poverty.
The kid in Ryan’s “full stomach…empty soul” CPAC speech is actually an advocate for free school lunches.
Steven Banks has been on the front lines of the battle to get New York mayors to keep their obligations to the poor. Now he’ll be the mayor’s front-man on those policies.
The mayor’s new counsel has wedded incisive analysis of race and poverty to practical policy ideas that would make government a positive force across communities.
Fusion and the Nation I-Fund report on the thousands of child farmworkers laboring in American tobacco fields.
Conservatives want to see more marriages, but the government has a poor track record of getting people together.
Appearing on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry show, Goldberg argues against the GOP's claims that marriage is the best tool to eliminate poverty.
Republicans are once again promoting marriage as a solution to poverty. A comprehensive new report shows why it won't work.
According to the Republican senator, what we really need is a fuller embrace of “the American free enterprise system.”
So why doesn’t Congress?
President Obama and his congressional Democratic allies should rededicate the country to the Great Society’s best initiative.