by Alan Pyke Posted on September 2, 2014
The "SNAP Challenge" can only simulate a certain amount of the challenges actual low-income families face in obtaining and using food stamps.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 29, 2014
Nearly 40 percent of Indians don't have access to a mainstream bank account, but that may be about to change.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 28, 2014
A new report finding that inner city children are more likely to have food allergies is just the latest evidence of health disparities starting young.
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by Scott Keyes Posted on August 26, 2014 Updated: August 26, 2014
A rare step to combat homelessness in New Mexico's largest city.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 19, 2014
How the "benefits cliff" can bring hardship when someone gets a better job.
by Alan Pyke Posted on August 18, 2014 Updated: August 18, 2014
Statistics from a massive new report add some upsetting details to the story of American hunger.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 13, 2014
California mothers would get money for diapers, a cost not covered by most assistance programs.
by Scott Keyes Posted on August 11, 2014
How one new coffee shop in Colorado is doing well by doing good.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 8, 2014
Extreme poverty has increased nearly 160 percent since the mid-90s.
by Scott Keyes Posted on August 4, 2014 Updated: August 5, 2014
For a week, Neel Kashkari gave up his comfortable home and personal wealth to experience firsthand how the other half lives.