Category Archives: News Coverage of Poverty

News Article: “As LA considers raising minimum wage, workers wonder how much it would help”

Chris Kirkham and Tiffany Hsu, As LA considers raising minimum wage, workers wonder how much it would help, L.A. Times, Oct. 14, 2014.

Roundtable: “Re-evaluating the “Culture of Poverty””

Here: Re-evaluating the “Culture of Poverty” » The Society Pages [featuring Mark Gold, Kaaryn Gustafson, and Mario Luis Small].

News Article: “Give the Homeless Homes”

News Article: James Surowiecki, Give the Homeless Homes, The New Yorker, Sept. 22, 2014

Four stories of the working poor – Business – The Boston Globe

Four stories of the working poor – Business – The Boston Globe.

News Article: Where slavery thrived, inequality rules today – Ideas – The Boston Globe

Where slavery thrived, inequality rules today – Ideas – The Boston Globe.

Holder Backs Suit in New York Faulting Legal Service for Poor – NYTimes.com

Holder Backs Suit in New York Faulting Legal Service for Poor – NYTimes.com.

Bad luck meets bad policy: Why it can be so hard to get the unemployed back to work – The Washington Post

Bad luck meets bad policy: Why it can be so hard to get the unemployed back to work – The Washington Post.

How municipalities in St. Louis County, Mo., profit from poverty – The Washington Post

How municipalities in St. Louis County, Mo., profit from poverty – The Washington Post.

Food-Stamp Use Starting to Fall – WSJ

Food-Stamp Use Starting to Fall – WSJ.

A New Reason to Question the Official Unemployment Rate – NYTimes.com

A New Reason to Question the Official Unemployment Rate – NYTimes.com.