Category Archives: News Coverage of Poverty

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.

Generation Later, Poor Are Still Rare at Elite Colleges – NYTimes.com

Generation Later, Poor Are Still Rare at Elite Colleges – NYTimes.com.

Ferguson: Economic, Political Conditions Fuel Protest Fury – Businessweek

Ferguson: Economic, Political Conditions Fuel Protest Fury – Businessweek.

Honduran children seek safe haven in United States | New Orleans | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA

Honduran children seek safe haven in United States | New Orleans | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA.

When Poverty Makes You Sick, a Lawyer Can Be the Cure – NYTimes.com

When Poverty Makes You Sick, a Lawyer Can Be the Cure – NYTimes.com.

Paul Ryan and His Poverty Prophet – NYTimes.com

Paul Ryan and His Poverty Prophet – NYTimes.com.

Ryan to propose deficit-neutral anti-poverty plan – The Washington Post

Ryan to propose deficit-neutral anti-poverty plan – The Washington Post [punchline: block grant everything].

And here is a link (I can’t get the functionality to work) to a response by the Sargent Shriver Center:  http://www.theshriverbrief.org/2014/07/articles/economic-security-and-opportun/ryans-path-to-prosperity-means-more-poverty-and-less-opportunityunless-youre-wealthy/