Prayer helped me survive poverty, but I needed government help too
Our social safety net is flawed but vital. Let’s work together to protect it from political attacks.
Soaring energy prices triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could...
"Unaffordable costs of energy and other necessities will push vulnerable populations into energy poverty and even extreme poverty.”
‘We’re feeding the kids’: Minnesota House passes universal school meals bill
"We give every kid in our school a desk. There are lots of kids out there that can afford to buy a desk, but they get a desk because they go to school," said the Democratic author of the bill, pushing back against GOP means-testing canards.
The quality (or inequality) of life
Poverty in history’s richest nation.
If poverty is a moral issue, then the U.S. is bankrupt
The Poor People’s Campaign, ahead of its June 18 gathering, is calling out the false pro-corporate rhetoric on poverty, wages, and inflation.
The keep Africa poor and dependent project
Western powers (dried-up imperial forces) do not want Africa and Africans to flourish and become strong, this is clear to all.
Why are we torching our best tool to end child poverty?
Ada Mae’s beautiful blonde curls are wild on this sunny, mild winter afternoon. I’ve just picked her up from...
The federal poverty line struggles to capture the economic hardship that...
You can’t work your way out of poverty in low-wage jobs.
Getting out of poverty shouldn’t be about luck
I grew up poor and undocumented. Here's what I've learned.
‘Our house is on fire:’ Activists urge G7 to immediately address...
“What we’ve seen is simply rich countries doing too little too late and not taking up their responsibility, and unfortunately this G7 has not changed that at all.”