Category Archives: Welfare

Podcast: Busted: America’s Poverty Myths

Podcast: Busted: America’s Poverty Myths, from On the Media

#1: The Poverty Tour

#2: Who Deserves to Be Poor?

#3: Rags to Riches

#4: When the Safety Net Doesn’t Catch You

#5: Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook: Poverty in American Edition

 

 

News Article: “A leaked Trump order suggests he’s planning to deport more legal immigrants for using social services”

News Article: Dara Lind, “A leaked Trump order suggests he’s planning to deport more legal immigrants for using social services,” Vox (Jan. 31, 2017).

News Article: “In the Shopping Cart of a Food Stamp Household: Lots of Soda”

News Article: Anahad O’Connor, “In the Shopping Cart of a Food Stamp Household: Lots of Soda,” N.Y. Times (Jan. 13, 2017).

News Article: “Life in Obamacare’s Dead Zone”

News Article:Life in Obamacare’s Dead Zone,” N.Y. Times, Dec. 6, 2016.

News Article: “D.C. Homelessness Doubles National Average as Living Costs Soar”

News Article: Noah Weiland, “D.C. Homelessness Doubles National Average as Living Costs Soar,” N.Y. Times, Jan. 1, 2017.

News Article: “A Bigger Economic Pie, but a Smaller Slice for Half of the U.S.”

News Article: Patricia Cohen, “A Bigger Economic Pie, but a Smaller Slice for Half of the U.S.,” N.Y. Times, Dec. 6, 2016.

News Article: “Free Cash in Finland. Must Be Jobless.”

News Article: Peter S. Goodman, “Free Cash in Finland. Must Be Jobless.,” N.Y. Times, Dec. 17, 2016.

Report: “Income inequality in the U.S. by state, metropolitan area, and county”

Report: Estelle Sommeiller, Mark Price & Ellis Wazeter, “Income inequality in the U.S. by state, metropolitan area, and county,” Economic Policy Institute (June 2016).

News Article: “The remarkable thing that happens to poor kids when you help their parents with rent”

News Article: Max Ehrenfreund, “The remarkable thing that happens to poor kids when you help their parents with rent,” Washington Post, Oct. 12, 2016.

 

News Article: “The War on the Poor: Donald Trump’s win opens the door to Paul Ryan’s vision for America”

News Article: Dylan Matthews, “The War on the Poor: Donald Trump’s win opens the door to Paul Ryan’s vision for America,” Vox, Nov. 22, 2016.