poverty

Race

The Disturbing Thing I Learned Studying White Privilege and Liberals

I found a blindspot in my empathy, and our study confirmed it.
Erin Cooley
5.7.19
housing

Luxury Housing Is Threatening to Wipe Out Miami’s Trailer Parks

The wealthy city of Coral Gables is trying to take control of some unincorporated land that would likely displace 225 people in a trailer park.
Alexandra Martinez
5.6.19
Canada

What It Really Means for the Infamous Ottawa McDonald’s to End 24-Hour Service

It’s been made famous for its viral brawls and wild Reddit posts, but the Rideau McDonald’s is really just a symptom of larger problems in the neighbourhood.
Nick Dunne
4.26.19
housing

Toronto Is Rapidly Losing Its Most Affordable Housing

Up to a third of Parkdale’s rooming houses are at “imminent risk” of being closed, a recent report shows.
Lindsey Vodarek
4.5.19
Late Capitalism

‘Privacy Is Becoming a Luxury’: What Data Leaks Are Like for the Poor

"I felt like my identity or whatever didn't matter to them."
Elizabeth Brico
3.14.19
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Chicago

"There are no poor white neighborhoods in Chicago.”
Meghan Murphy-Gill
2.19.19
Views My Own

This Is What Trump Quietly Screwing the Poor Looks Like

Predators who target desperate people with payday loans were going to get regulated. Then they threw some money around.
David Dayen
2.7.19
Drugs

How the Drug War Eats the Poor

According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
JS Rafaelli
2.4.19
money brain

Growing Up Poor Taught Me How to Budget

My childhood experience with poverty may have ruined my credit, but it also gave me the power to survive my past.
Ayesha Cording
12.12.18
politics

Work Is Not the Best Route Out of Austerity-Driven Poverty

On Monday, the new work minister dismissed a UN report that outlined austerity-driven poverty in the UK as "too political".
Simon Childs
11.21.18
money brain

Most Money Advice Is Worthless When You’re Poor

Savings tips are classist garbage and belong in the trash.
Talia Jane
11.11.18
politics

This Is How Much Quebec’s Premier Thinks It Costs To Feed a Family

We’re guessing Philippe Couillard hasn’t bought his own groceries in a while.
Manisha Krishnan
9.24.18
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