Ithaca Bets on Heat Pumps in Mobile Homes
Co-published with Grist. The upstate New York city would be one of the first in the country to tackle the energy woes of affordable housing.
Republican Debt Ceiling Proposals Could See Neediest Americans Lose Benefits
Co-published with The Guardian. The GOP's attempt to add work requirements to safety net programs could harm families already struggling.
Wrecking Women’s Healthcare
Co-published with Texas Observer and The Nation. Low-income Texans depend on family planning clinics. The clinics depend on a program that's in trouble.
What It’s Like to Have an Abortion Denied by Dobbs
Co-published with In These Times. Dobbs will throw many lives into disarray. Lationna Halbert’s is one of the first.
Belabored: Reviving the Strike in Britain, with Morag Livingstone and Joe Rollin
Co-published with Dissent Magazine. The strike is back in Britain but the Conservative government is out to crush the unions. What lessons should labor learn from the 1980s?
School Support Staffers Stuck Earning Poverty Level Wages
Co-published with The Hechinger Report and Fast Company. Aides, bus drivers, and others are essential to schools, but shortages are widespread.
EHRP-Grist comic on Kentucky disaster relief distributed as educational tool
By Rachel Glickhouse In March, Grist published a comic with The Bitter Southerner and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project (EHRP) about Kentucky landslide victims and their struggles to receive disaster relief. Written by Austyn Gaffney and …
LGBTQ Students Face Barriers to Getting Student Loans Without Parents’ Participation
Co-published with Teen Vogue. There are institutional barriers for queer students who are cut off from their families.
Need Food Stamps in New York? Come Back in a Few Months.
Co-published with New York Focus. Counties across the state are blowing past legal deadlines to process SNAP applications, leaving families struggling to eat. The delays may be about to …
The Puerto Ricans Illegally Occupying Land to Resist Displacement
Co-published with The Real News Network and 9 Millones. Community groups throughout Puerto Rico have rescued vacant lands and transformed them into spaces for …
CJR Interviews EHRP’s Alissa Quart
News of stubborn inflation, increasing unemployment, and the housing crisis dominate headlines of late. Alissa Quart is trying to improve that reportage, in content and form. Quart is the executive director …
The dark reality of the modern-day rooming house
Co-published with Fast Company. Companies like PadSplit offer affordable rooms in shared houses, but they often come with major issues.