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I spoke to the doctor who's trying to do something about it. A homeless man in San Francisco (Photo via) Poverty in the United States was one of many issues raised by recent events in Ferguson, Missouri.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its 25th KIDS COUNT Data Book, which has been providing the public with an annual glimpse into the well being of American children for the past quarter-century.
When many people hear child poverty in America, the first stereotype is an inner-city child and discussions about solutions to poverty often focus on concentrated poverty in urban areas. But in a nation
Ask American women and children: poverty rates in the US have shown little improvement since the financial crisis in 2008. That’s the message from the US Census Bureau, which released its annual report
Low-income people are 27 percent more likely to be hospitalized for hypoglycemia at the end of the month—right before paychecks and benefits come out. Income inequality is making us sick. Well, it's not
According to new research, almost 40 percent of adults experience impoverishment by age 60. But while poverty's reach is wide, it isn't necessarily deep. Americans have a habit of talking about poverty
Something unusual happened this year. For the first time in almost 10 years, a book by an economist made it to Amazon's Top 10 list. Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century captured the attention