Poverty News

Poverty News

There are 46.2 million Americans living in poverty.

Unemployed for Life?

Unemployed for Life?

Millions of jobless Americans can’t get work precisely because they’re out of work.

The Politics of the London Riots

The Politics of the London Riots

Some politicians and commentators have dismissed the recent British riots as pure criminality. But they ignore the politics at their own risk.

Raised Ceiling

Raised Ceiling

Will this raised ceiling put a roof over our heads?

Republicans Find the Culprit

Republicans Find the Culprit

It turns out that Mitt Romney is that lazy, too-good-for-your-minimum-wage-job unemployed guy GOP lawmakers have in mind when they try to cut off unemployment benefits.

We’re Not Broke, Just Twisted

Reversing tax giveaways to the super-rich and the nation’s largest corporations could raise $4 trillion within a decade and avert possible government closures.

Crocodile Tears

Crocodile Tears

You have got to be fastidiously responsible and fiscally conservative to afford the occasional gift to the super wealthy.