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Escalating crisis: A deep dive into America’s surging homelessness rates

Homelessness is a nationwide issue, but its impact varies significantly across states.

Abandoning the poor

Or confronting the needless scourge of poverty.

The quality (or inequality) of life

Poverty in history’s richest nation.

59 percent in US living paycheck to paycheck as corporate profits...

"A large share of consumers are essentially living on the razor's edge."

The poor at the crossroads

The first and worst hit by pandemics of every sort.

A pandemic of the poor

As we approach 1 million COVID-19 deaths, Americans in poorer counties have died at double the rate of wealthier counties.

Shielding poor children from the looming food crisis

The war in Ukraine is causing further disruption to the global food supply and making it harder for the world’s poorest households to afford adequate nutrition.

The federal poverty line struggles to capture the economic hardship that...

You can’t work your way out of poverty in low-wage jobs.

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.

What happens economically when wealth tilts to the top?

Trickle-down is trickling away.

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Corporate giants pay minimal taxes, reveals ITEP study on Trump-GOP tax law’s impact

ITEP's latest study exposes how the 2017 tax law has allowed major U.S. corporations to drastically reduce their tax bills, highlighting the need for urgent reform in corporate taxation.

Trinidad and Tobago faces historic environmental crisis with massive oil spill

The spill, emanating from a ship named Gulfstream, has wreaked havoc on over 25 miles of pristine coastline, endangering the coral reefs, Atlantic beaches, and the livelihoods dependent on these natural resources.

Biden administration fuels rural and tribal progress with $366 million green energy boost

Biden's $366 million green energy initiative promises a sustainable future for rural and tribal communities, spotlighting the administration's dedication to equitable clean energy access.
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My ultimate history crash course

To understand the present, study the past. 

The foreign policy issue that could decide the U.S. presidential election

Leading Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to look "tough" on immigration.