The latest news on poverty
By likening Wall Street bonuses to lynching, AIG’s Robert Benmosche shows just how little remorse the financial world feels.
The Republican Party needs to do a better job addressing the everyday concerns of Americans.
A new film by Robert Reich can reopen a much-needed economic discussion.
Journalist Sasha Abramsky looks at what it means to be poor in America.
Mental energy spent on poverty-related concerns can negatively affect a person's cognitive functioning.
What liberals and conservatives get right and wrong about fighting poverty.
Lotteries are a lousy way for states to raise money.
Tianna Gaines-Turner was asked to submit written testimony for Paul Ryan's hearing on the war on poverty.
What Bill Clinton did for Democrats, Pope Francis can do for Catholics.
Gov. Brownback wants to eliminate the income tax and force the poor to pay for it.