By Alan Pyke on March 10, 2014
The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state is violating its constitution by withholding funds from poor schools but left larger questions unresolved.
By Scott Keyes on March 10, 2014
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) is urging colleagues to learn more about poverty and homelessness by spending a night in a shelter, calling it the Homeless Shelter Challenge.
By Alan Pyke on March 4, 2014
By one provocative metric, minimum wage workers get a better deal in places like Malaysia and Mongolia than they do in the United States.
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By Scott Keyes on March 3, 2014
Meet the Republican congressman who slept on a sidewalk outside of Congress to shine a light on homelessness and make it a national priority.
By Alan Pyke on February 28, 2014
The average effective income tax rate for giant, profitable companies from 2008 to 2012 was just 19.4 percent.
By Scott Keyes on February 28, 2014
The city wants to end homelessness among veterans by the end of 2015.
By Alan Pyke on February 27, 2014
New research from the International Monetary Fund undermines the biggest arguments against fighting inequality through public policy.
By Rebecca Leber on February 21, 2014
A proposed homeless shelter has been unable to find its own home.
By Ruy Teixeira, Guest Blogger on February 4, 2014
It's possible to sell policies to fight inequality without actually saying the word. In the State of the Union, Obama did just that.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on February 3, 2014
Deeply ingrained systems of inequality are taking a toll on black Americans' health.