by Carimah Townes Jun 29, 2016
Homeless encampments are under pressure from local officials all around the country. In Washington, D.C., city policy on camps is becoming a flashpoint between advocates and public servants.
by Alan Pyke May 25, 2016
A white professional politician who was in diapers when John Lewis got his skull broken by Alabama state troopers just tried to hijack Lewis' legacy in order to undermine poverty programs.
by Alan Pyke May 12, 2016 Updated: May 12, 2016
Life without paychecks means watching banks chisel away at your earnings, a few bucks at a time.
by Alan Pyke May 4, 2016
Akron police have told Hill he’s a “stain on society” and should “get a fucking job,” according to the lawsuit.
by Cory Herro May 3, 2016
The drought and blistering heat, some 20 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit above normal, has claimed 300 lives since early April.
by Alan Pyke Apr 25, 2016
Going out and getting a job is just like staying up late to write a college paper, apparently.
by Alan Pyke Apr 19, 2016
Sources say the idea comes from a small handful of Republican lawmakers, some of whom have a track record of waging war on anti-poverty systems.
Idaho will start to spread out food stamps benefits releases across the first 10 days of each month rather than delivering them all at once on the first.
by Alan Pyke Apr 14, 2016
April paid her debt to society 10 years ago. Society doesn't seem to have noticed.
by Alan Pyke Mar 31, 2016
America's top road-builder is trying to force a reckoning over the misuse of infrastructure dollars to displace and dismantle poor-but-cohesive communities throughout the 20th century -- and maybe even repair some of the damage.