Category Archives: News Coverage of Poverty
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/
An extensive article: Justin Jouvenal, Robert Samuels & DeNeen L. Brown, D.C. family homeless shelter beset by dysfunction, decay, Washington Post, July 12, 2014.
And here is a related op-ed from DC’s other paper: Aaron Weiner, D.C. General Is Awful. Closing It Could Be Worse., Washington City Paper, July 14, 2014.
Op-Ed: Robert T. Coulter, Improving Federal Laws To End Poverty in Indian Country, Equal Voice, July 1, 2014.
Let Them Eat Cash – NYTimes.com. (Could be good as an assignment for a class.)