Category Archives: News Coverage of Poverty

News Coverage: “Making Medicaid a Tool for Moral Education May Let Some Die”

News Coverage: Eduardo Porter, Making Medicaid a Tool for Moral Education May Let Some Die, N.Y. Times, Jan. 16, 2018.

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News Coverage: “Groundbreaking empirical research shows where innovation really comes from: Breaking down barriers for underrepresented kids could quadruple America’s pool of inventors”

News Coverage: Matthew Yglesias, Groundbreaking empirical research shows where innovation really comes from: Breaking down barriers for underrepresented kids could quadruple America’s pool of inventors, Vox.com, Dec. 5, 2017.

The same research is also covered here: America’s Lost Einsteins.

News Coverage: “How ‘Not in My Backyard’ Became ‘Not in My Neighborhood’”

News Coverage: Emily Badger, How ‘Not in My Backyard’ Became ‘Not in My Neighborhood’, N.Y. Times, Jan. 3, 2018.

News Coverage: “Low-income residents struggle with high heating bills, frozen pipes as frigid temperatures linger”

News Coverage: Katie Zezima, Low-income residents struggle with high heating bills, frozen pipes as frigid temperatures linger, Wash. Post, Jan. 5, 2018.

New Article: “Judging “Poor” Choices”

New Article: Corey Binns, Judging “Poor” Choices, Stan. Soc. Innovation Rev., Winter 2017 [note, behind a paywall].

News Coverage: “Hundreds of thousands of poor Americans will soon be able to move to better areas, thanks to this judge”

News Coverage: Tracy Jan, Hundreds of thousands of poor Americans will soon be able to move to better areas, thanks to this judge, WonkBlog, Dec. 28, 2017.

News Coverage: “No mercy for judges who show mercy”

News Coverage: Joseph Neff, No mercy for judges who show mercy, ABA Journal, Dec. 4, 2017.

News Coverage: “Into the trees: Rural housing shortages push some into forests, parking lots”

News Coverage: Alden Woods, Into the trees: Rural housing shortages push some into forests, parking lots, Arizona Republic, Dec. 3, 2017.

News Coverage: “Bussed out: How America moves its homeless”

News Coverage: Outside in America Team, Bussed out: How America moves its homeless, The Guardian, Dec. 20, 2017.

[NOTE: this is a great article with lots of research behind it and part of a larger series by the Guardian. Would make for a good classroom assignment and includes great graphics.]

News Coverage on Venezuela’s Starving Children

The New York Times published a story and series of devastating photos of the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Horrible yet worth reading/viewing.