Fifty years later, Congress and the nation are again debating a major boost in government support for families with children.
A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.
"We should prioritize eradicating poverty, not war."
A government program to help poor, rural Indonesians through direct cash payments had the unexpected effect of reducing deforestation by 30 percent in participating villages.
Some civilian oversight bodies prompt improvements in policing, but many have little power. Advocates are trying to change that.
Who counts as poor in the U.S. today? Measuring the share of the population that experiences poverty is important...
The Democratic candidates are missing an opportunity to pitch sweeping criminal justice reform as an economic justice issue.