Category: Poverty

Emilio Godoy: Inequality in Mexico Is All About Wages

“What better social policy could there be than one that directly tackles the distribution of income?”

Jon Queally: Study: More Homeless Children Now Than Any Point in US History

A new report on child homelessness in America finds that 2.5 million children experience homelessness annually

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Laura Gottesdiener: Two Detroits, Separate and Unequal

A Journey Across a City Divided

Ari Paul: Serve the People

Homelessness isn’t an accident. It’s the result of a brutal economic system and conscious state policy

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Vijay Prashad: Making Poverty History

To end global poverty, we have to end global capitalism

Rebecca Burns: They’re Still Redlining

Wall Street has developed new forms of housing discrimination to profit off communities of color

Michael D'Antuono: Dear Mr. 1%

Shining a light on corporate greed

Susanne Soederberg: New Loan Sharks

The dependence of the poor on payday loans is the result of neoliberal policies

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Cynthia Peters: Research This!

Housing justice work doesn’t only provide a solidarity model for keeping people in their homes. It also helps people heal from the trauma of facing the unjust eviction.

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Paul Street: They Rule: It All Circles Back to The 1%

“The 1%” and its class system is killing us

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