Tag: poor people
A project for survival in these United States
What this country might look like if its politics were so much less top-down and so much more bottom-up.
Poor people aren’t involved in politics. Can activists change that?
Organizers hope to amplify the voices of those who will be hit hardest by Trump's policies.
Part I: 34 ways America’s legal system hurts the poor
A bias against the poor is hardwired into the adversarial, pay-for-services legal system itself, and classism manifests itself in countless individual laws and legal practices.
America’s Criminal Injustice System
Is our justice system broken? More and more people are taking plea bargains for fear of longer sentences, even in cases where they are not guilty.
Evidence That Poor People Aren’t Lazy
Many white conservatives may believe that poor people are just taking handouts, but for many privileged Americans, denial is easier than facing the fact that the hardest workers are those who have to fight their way up from the bottom.