poverty

10.9.19

Property Owners Can Do Basically Whatever They Want to Homeless People Now

In San Francisco, they're even getting the government's help.

10.7.19

This Cleveland Woman Could Go to Jail Because Her House Needs a New Coat of Paint

"I’m going to jail cuz I’m broke, disabled, and can’t fix my home.”

9.25.19

Here's AOC's Massive Plan to Address Poverty in America

2 of the bills in her package would keep the government from denying welfare benefits based on someone's criminal history or their immigration status.

9.13.19

Being Poor Literally Makes You Age Faster

Which makes you need medical care, which makes you even poorer...hmm!

8.8.19

New Trump Food Stamp Rules Could Kick Entire Schools off Free Meals

The change at the Department of Agriculture could impact millions of children attending thousands of schools in poor districts.

7.31.19

California Is Desperately Trying to Hide Homeless People, Critics Say

A proposed policy would force those without homes to accept shelter, and people are pissed.

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7.29.19

“Worse Than a Death Sentence”: Inside India’s Sham Trials That Could Strip Millions of Citizenship

"Foreigners Tribunals" in the state of Assam are deeply biased against Bengalis and Muslims, a VICE News investigation has found.

7.22.19

School District that Threatened Parents over Kids’ Lunch Debt: "It Did Work"

School officials told parents with lunch debt that their kids could ultimately be placed in foster care if they didn't pay up.

7.2.19

Trump Says Homelessness Is Super Sad for Office Workers

“Perhaps they like living that way. They cannot do that. We cannot ruin our cities,” Trump said.

5.21.19

Cory Booker Is More Worried About “Poverty of Empathy” than Actual Poverty

The Democratic 2020 candidate said he'd been reading the work of conservative writer David Brooks and it was “all up in [his] head”

5.7.19

The Disturbing Thing I Learned Studying White Privilege and Liberals

I found a blind spot in my empathy, and our study confirmed it.

5.6.19

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.

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