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Low-Wage Nation

Low-Wage Nation

Poverty and inequality are threatening our democracy.

Why Welfare Reform Fails its Recession Test

Our 'social safety net' isn't holding up at a time when we need it most.
Battered by the Storm: How the Safety Net Is Failing Americans and How to Fix It

Battered by the Storm: How the Safety Net Is Failing Americans and How to Fix It

The economic crisis is still on the rise for millions of Americans, while at the same time the social safety net is failing to support many of them.