Category Archives: News Coverage of Poverty

News Coverage: “Affluent and Black, and Still Trapped by Segregation”

News Coverage: John Eligon & Robert Gebeloff, Affluent and Black, and Still Trapped by Segregation, N.Y. Times, Aug. 20, 2016.

 

New Podcast (with linked website): “The Uncertain Hour”

New Podcast (with linked website): NPR Marketplace, “The Uncertain Hour” — Series about Welfare Reform at 20 with many episodes.  [Could be great for those teaching poverty law and worth checking out.]

-Thanks to Cynthia Nance for the heads up!

News Coverage: “Rent-to-Own Homes: A Win-Win for Landlords, a Risk for Struggling Tenants”

News Coverage: Alexandra Stevenson & Matthew Goldstein, Rent-to-Own Homes: A Win-Win for Landlords, a Risk for Struggling Tenants, N.Y. Times, Aug. 21, 2016.

 

News Coverage: “As the nation’s capital booms, poor tenants face eviction over as little as $25”

News Coverage:  Terrence McCoy, As the nation’s capital booms, poor tenants face eviction over as little as $25, Wash. Post, Aug. 8, 2016.

News Coverage: “The Millions of Americans Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Barely Mention: The Poor”

News Coverage: Binyamin Appelbaum, The Millions of Americans Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Barely Mention: The Poor, New York Times, Aug. 11, 2016.

 

News Coverage: “ How Banks Stole Homes From the Most Vulnerable New Yorkers”

News Coverage: Michelle Chen, How Banks Stole Homes From the Most Vulnerable New Yorkers, The Nation, July 15, 2016.

News Coverage: “From living in cars to UC Davis — one student’s journey”

News Coverage: Joy Resmovits, From living in cars to UC Davis — one student’s journey, L.A. Times, June 27, 2016.

News Coverage: “For Detroit’s Children, More School Choice but Not Better Schools”

News Coverage: Kate Zernike, For Detroit’s Children, More School Choice but Not Better Schools, N.Y. Times, June 28, 2016 [long and good feature article].

News Coverage: “The Surging Cost of Basic Needs”

News Coverage: Bourree Lam, The Surging Cost of Basic Needs, The Atlantic, June 2, 2016.

News Coverage: “Old and on the Street: The Graying of America’s Homeless”

News Coverage: Adam Nagourney, Old and on the Street: The Graying of America’s Homeless, N.Y. Times, May 31, 2016.