working poor

Getting Needed Food Benefits Is Anything But a SNAP

One of the side effects of law school, in addition to stifling student loan debt,…

What Recovery?

The Relentless Poverty of Albany, Georgia

It is perhaps America's greatest embarrassment. And our greatest indictment. That a country with such…

Geography of Poverty

The United States of Poverty

Perhaps America's greatest paradox and greatest tragedy is how a country with our riches and…

New brain science shows poor kids have smaller brains than affluent kids

Study: Poverty Damages the Brain

New research that shows poor children have smaller brains than affluent children has deepened the…