Category Archives: Jobs

News Article: Trump Budget Proposal Reflects Working-Class Resentment of the Poor

News Article: Eduardo Porter, Trump Budget Proposal Reflects Working-Class Resentment of the Poor, N.Y. Times (Mar. 7, 2017).

News Article: Democrats can’t win until they recognize how bad Obama’s financial policies were

News Article: Matt Stoller, Democrats can’t win until they recognize how bad Obama’s financial policies were, Washington Post (Jan. 12, 2017).

News Article: Eviction Companies Pay the Homeless Illegally Low Wages to Put People on the Street

News Article: Elizabeth Flock, Eviction Companies Pay the Homeless Illegally Low Wages to Put People on the Street, Washington City Paper (Feb. 23, 2017).

Series: The New Face of American Unemployment

Series: Jeanna Smialek and Patricia Laya, The New Face of American Unemployment, Bloomberg (2017).

News Article: The Adults a Medicaid Work Requirement Would Leave Behind

News Article: Abby Goodnough, The Adults a Medicaid Work Requirement Would Leave Behind, New York Times (Feb. 25, 2017).

News Article: Where school choice isn’t an option, rural public schools worry they’ll be left behind

News Article: Jose A. DelReal and Emma Brown, Where school choice isn’t an option, rural public schools worry they’ll be left behind, Washington Post (Feb. 10, 2017).

News Article: Life in a 375-square-foot apartment

News Article: Paul Duggan, Life in a 375-square-foot apartment, Washington Post (Oct. 25, 2016).

 

Podcast: Busted: America’s Poverty Myths

Podcast: Busted: America’s Poverty Myths, from On the Media

#1: The Poverty Tour

#2: Who Deserves to Be Poor?

#3: Rags to Riches

#4: When the Safety Net Doesn’t Catch You

#5: Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook: Poverty in American Edition

 

 

News Article: America’s Great Divergence

News Article: Alana Semeuls, America’s Great Divergence, The Atlantic (Jan. 30, 2017).

News Article: “After a year of strong jobs growth, D.C.’s unemployment rate drops to its lowest since 2008”

News Article: Aaron Gregg, “After a year of strong jobs growth, D.C.’s unemployment rate drops to its lowest since 2008,” Washington Post (Jan. 24, 2017).