Category Archives: Minimum Wage

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: 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).

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: “In a California Valley, Healthy Food Everywhere but on the Table”

News Article: Thomas Fuller, “In a California Valley, Healthy Food Everywhere but on the Table,” N.Y. Times, Nov. 23, 2016.

News Article: “Portland Adopts Surcharge on C.E.O. Pay in Move vs. Income Inequality”

News Article: Gretchen Morgenson, “Portland Adopts Surcharge on C.E.O. Pay in Move vs. Income Inequality,” N.Y. Times, Dec. 7, 2016.

News Article: “Robert Reich: What Donald Trump’s Election Really Means”

News Article: Robert Reich, “Robert Reich: What Donald Trump’s Election Really Means,” Alternet, Nov. 10, 2016.

Report: “Out of Reach 2016: No Refuge for Low Income Renters”

Report: “Out of Reach 2016: No Refuge for Low Income Renters,” National Low Income Housing Coalition (2016) [includes charts and an interactive map].

News Article: “America’s Inequality Problem: Real Income Gains Are Brief and Hard to Find”

News Article: Eduardo Porter, “America’s Inequality Problem: Real Income Gains Are Brief and Hard to Find,” New York Times, Sept. 13, 2016.

News Article: “The Failure to Talk Frankly About Poverty”

News Article: New York Times Editorial Board, “The Failure to Talk Frankly About Poverty,” New York Times, Sept. 13, 2016.

News Coverage: “What life is like on $7.25 per hour”

News Coverage: Jenny Jarvie, What life is like on $7.25 per hour, L.A. Times, Apr. 6, 2016.