by Alan Pyke Jan 26, 2016
A large number of states have repealed or at least loosened rules linking the drug war to anti-poverty programs in recent years. Could Nebraska be on its way to joining them?
by Bryce Covert Jan 13, 2016
"We're not criminals. We just can't afford to pay our tickets."
by Josh Israel Jan 12, 2016
“The answer to poverty isn’t the money in Washington. The answer to poverty is entrepreneurs and innovators like these who are actually making a difference, community by community.”
by Alan Pyke Jan 12, 2016
On heating assistance for the poor, American law is making promises that American lawmakers refuse to keep.
by Kira Lerner Jan 9, 2016
Seven GOP candidates will be talking about poverty in South Carolina on Saturday.
by Bryce Covert Jan 8, 2016
Jeb Bush is taking Republican ideas for reforming the safety net and going even further.
by Scott Rodd - Guest Contributor Jan 7, 2016
A town built on racial bias and political dysfunction has yet to right its ways.
by Patrick Smith Dec 23, 2015
Over 500,000 Americans are homeless.
by Alan Pyke Dec 23, 2015
The failed 2016 candidate's decision is going to be reversed by his successor, but Jindal is refusing to spare unemployed food stamps recipients from a benefit cut in January.
by Andrew Breiner Dec 22, 2015
The headline says it all: "These low-income kids were given a gift for their parents and for themselves. But they could only keep one."