Poverty

The Housing Recovery Has Skipped Poor and Minority Neighborhoods
June 29, 2015

After the Supreme Court's fair-housing ruling, will the government finally do something about it?

Did This Acclaimed Sociologist Drive the Getaway Car in a Murder Plot?
May 27, 2015

The questionable ethics of Alice Goffman's "On the Run."

The War on the War on Poverty
February 15, 2015

North Carolina conservatives are ousting the state's anti-poverty advocates.

Another Battle Begins in Ferguson—This Time, in Federal Court
February 10, 2015

Michael Brown died six months ago, but his legacy lives on in this lawsuit.

Red States' New Tax on the Poor: Mandatory Drug Tests for Welfare Recipients
February 09, 2015

And yet, from public school to Social Security, all of us are on some kind of welfare.

No One Should Have to Walk 21 Miles to Work
February 05, 2015

A Detroit man's awful commute epitomizes America's broken policies.

Why Do Teen Girls in America Want to Get Pregnant?
January 26, 2015

A map of poverty in America may provide answers.

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