Category Archives: News Coverage of Poverty

News Coverage: Why a law meant to protect the poor from gentrification doesn’t really work – The Washington Post

News Coverage: Why a law meant to protect the poor from gentrification doesn’t really work – The Washington Post

News Coverage: “Jeb Bush wants to end food stamps.”

News Coverage: Jeb Bush wants to end food stamps.

Op-Ed: “An Aging Society Changes the Story on Poverty for Retirees” – The New York Times

Op-ed: Eduardo Porter, An Aging Society Changes the Story on Poverty for Retirees, New York Times, Dec. 22, 2015

News Coverage: Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 And The Rest Of Us

News Coverage: Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 And The Rest Of Us – The Institute for Policy Studies

 News Coverage: For the Wealthiest, a Private Tax System That Saves Them Billions – The New York Times

News Coverage: For the Wealthiest, a Private Tax System That Saves Them Billions – The New York Times

News Coverage / Feature Article: For the poor in the Deep South’s cities, simply applying for a job exposes the barriers of a particularly pervasive and isolating form of poverty | The Washington Post

News Coverage: For the poor in the Deep South’s cities, simply applying for a job exposes the barriers of a particularly pervasive and isolating form of poverty | The Washington Post

News Coverage: Giving housing to the homeless is three times cheaper than leaving them on the streets – Vox

News Coverage: Giving housing to the homeless is three times cheaper than leaving them on the streets – Vox

News Coverage: How to Decimate A City – The Atlantic

Syracuse thought that by building a giant highway in the middle of town it could become an economic powerhouse. Instead, it got a bad bout of white flight and the worst slum problem in America.

Source: How to Decimate A City – The Atlantic

News Coverage: There is no such thing as a city that has run out of room – The Washington Post

News Coverage: There is no such thing as a city that has run out of room – The Washington Post

-Thanks to Susan Bennett for the heads up!

News Coverage: “The Color of Debt: How Collection Suits Squeeze Black Neighborhoods”

News Coverage:  Paul Kiel and Annie Waldman, The Color of Debt: How Collection Suits Squeeze Black Neighborhoods, ProPublica, Oct. 8, 2015.

-Thanks to Kaaryn Gustafson for the heads up!