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.
At the eighteenth annual Bioneers Conference, environmentalists and social activists are creating alliances that allow the poor to share the promise of a greening America.
It's going to be a hungry summer for low-income kids on vacation from school lunch programs.