Category Archives: News Coverage of Poverty

News Coverage of Poverty: With Market Hot, Landlords Slam the Door on Section 8 Tenants

News coverage of poverty: Glenn Thrush, With Market Hot, Landlords Slam the Door on Section 8 Tenants, NYTimes.com, Oct. 12, 2018.

Advertisements

New Blog Post: A Sense of Alarm as Rural Hospitals Keep Closing

New blog post: Austin Frakt, A Sense of Alarm as Rural Hospitals Keep Closing, NYTimes.com, Oct. 29, 2018.

New Blog Post: A Novel Solution for the Homeless: House Them in Backyards

backyardhousing

New blog post: Jennifer Medina, A Novel Solution for the Homeless: House Them in Backyards, NYTimes.com, Oct. 29, 2018.

New Blog Post: An exclusive look at Cory Booker’s plan to fight wealth inequality: give poor kids money

New Blog Post: Sarah Kliff, An exclusive look at Cory Booker’s plan to fight wealth inequality: give poor kids money, Vox.com, Oct. 22, 2018.

New Blog Post: How a Garden For the Poor Became a Playground For the Rich

New Blog Post: Nikita Stewart & Sarah Blesener, How a Garden For the Poor Became a Playground For the Rich, NYTimes.com, Oct. 18, 2018.

News Coverage: The Battle for Houston

News Coverage: Joel Kotkin, The Battle for Houston, City Journal, Aug. 15, 2018.

News Coverage: Detailed New National Maps Show How Neighborhoods Shape Children for Life

I want to highlight this article, or really the research from Raj Chetty et al. that it is covering, as something worth checking out. The map feature included in the article from Opportunity Insights is not only something that would be great to share with students in class but has the sort of data/information that could launch dozens of law review articles. Emily Badger & Quoctrung Bui, Detailed New National Maps Show How Neighborhoods Shape Children for Life, N.Y. Times, Oct. 1, 2018. And check out all the other stuff on Opportunity Insights’ page as well. Highly recommended.

Op-ed: A One-Question Quiz on the Poverty Trap

Op-ed: David Leonhardt, A One-Question Quiz on the Poverty Trap, N.Y. Times, Oct. 4, 2018.

Hurricane Florence Coverage

Adam Gabbatt, In North Carolina, it’s the poorest who bear the brunt of flooding, Guardian, Sept. 18, 2018.

Jedediah Purdy, The Unequal Distribution of Catastrophe in North Carolina, New Yorker, Sept. 18, 2018.

News Coverage: ‘Privatizing the coast’: are wealthy Californians seizing public beaches?

News Coverage of Poverty: Gabrielle Canon, ‘Privatizing the coast’: are wealthy Californians seizing public beaches?, TheGuardian.com, Sept. 21, 2018.

As some try to seal off stretches of coastline for private use, the state wants to tackle a growing divide between rich and poor.