Category Archives: News Coverage of Poverty

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.

News Coverage: “Confronting the Parasite Economy”

News Coverage: Nick Hanauer, Confronting the Parasite Economy, American Prospect, May 16, 2016.

News Coverage: “Why a housing scheme founded in racism is making a resurgence today”

News Coverage: Emily Badger, “Why a housing scheme founded in racism is making a resurgence today,” Wash. Post, May 13, 2016.

News Coverage: “Studying How Poverty Keeps Hurting Young Minds, and What to Do About It”

News Coverage: Jim Dwyer, Studying How Poverty Keeps Hurting Young Minds, and What to Do About It, N.Y. Times, May 3, 2016.

Worth Reading: “The life and times of Strider Wolf”

Worth Reading: Written by Sarah Schweitzer, Photos by Jessica Rinaldi, The life and times of Strider Wolf, Boston Globe, Nov. 2015.  Editor’s Note: the photos won a Pulitzer and the story is worth reading.

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.