Category Archives: News Coverage of Poverty

News Article: The 1% wants to ban sleeping in cars – because it hurts their ‘quality of life’ | Gary Blasi | Comment is free | theguardian.com

The 1% wants to ban sleeping in cars – because it hurts their ‘quality of life’ | Gary Blasi | Comment is free | theguardian.com.  [Though it is published by the Guardian, the examples are from the U.S.]

Paul Ryan, Culture and Poverty – NYTimes.com

Paul Ryan, Culture and Poverty – NYTimes.com.  -This is a bit dated now, but I didn’t see it when it came out so I decided to post it.

The Pros and Cons of Gentrification – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com

The Pros and Cons of Gentrification – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com.

Police Clash With Squatters in Rio de Janeiro Slum – NYTimes.com

Police Clash With Squatters in Rio de Janeiro Slum – NYTimes.com.

A Nation of Takers? – NYTimes.com

A Nation of Takers? – NYTimes.com.  [Kristof, who has a mixed record to be sure, takes on subsidies to the rich.]

Inequality Article and Charts from the New Yorker

By John Cassidy: Here.

-Thanks to Jeff Selbin for the heads up!

Just Right Inequality – NYTimes.com

Just Right Inequality – NYTimes.com.

Mr. Ryan’s Small Ideas on Poverty – NYTimes.com

Mr. Ryan’s Small Ideas on Poverty – NYTimes.com.

The Impact of a Minimum-Wage Increase – NYTimes.com

The Impact of a Minimum-Wage Increase – NYTimes.com.

HuffPost: “The U.S. Is Locking People Up For Being Poor”

The U.S. Is Locking People Up For Being Poor.

-Thanks to Juliet Brodie for the the heads up!