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Monica Potts is a writer based in Virginia and a fellow with the New America Foundation.
November 10, 2016
Donald Trump Won on White-Male Resentment—but Don’t Confuse That With the Working Class
The numbers tell a different story.
October 14, 2016
Clinton’s New Anti-Poverty Proposal Is Great, but There’s a Catch
Poor families stand to gain a lot—if they earn formal wages.
October 13, 2016
The American Social Safety Net Does Not Exist
After welfare reform, poor people were supposed to be able to find work. Not all of them could—and then the jobs disappeared.