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.
"A novel way to take health care etc. away from people AND make it look like there are fewer poor people – change the formula."
But poverty deniers won't look deeper, because they don't want to admit that anyone willing to work could be suffering in the richest country in the world.
As one of the most unequal nations in the entire world, America is also, in many ways, one of the most poverty-stricken.
“What Mr. Bezos has done today is not only enormously important for Amazon’s hundreds of thousands of employees, it could well be a shot heard around the world."
But if the FEMA response to recent disasters is any indication, storm victims could face barriers in securing federal aid – especially if they're not white.
Over the course of a week, tens of thousands of people connected the dots between racism, poverty, greed, war, nuclear weapons and environmental destruction, and called for justice and a new culture of nonviolence.