Paul Tough and Jonathan Kozol examine how decades of family-unfriendly policies have heightened the stress experienced by many children at home and school.
The reverend sat down with The Nation to talk about his humanitarian trip to Africa and poverty in America.
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.