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 the End of Rent Relief Means for Virginia Tenants
Co-published with the Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism. Eviction cases across the state have nearly doubled as protections and aid run out.
What if Unhoused People Designed Their Own Homes?
Co-published with Mother Jones. In Oakland, a poet and her crew of “poverty scholars” are doing just that.
Memphis May Have the Sweetest Water in the World, But Toxic Waste Could Ruin It All – A Comic
Co-published with The Guardian. Across a cluster of low-income, mostly Black neighborhoods, toxic waste sites risk contaminating an aquifer and endangering the lives of residents with noxious emissions.
Out of Money and Exhausted
Co-published with The American Prospect. A vicious cycle of sleeplessness and financial deprivation persists in low-income communities during the pandemic.
What A Living Wage Means To A Low-Income Family In Atlanta
Co-published with WABE. What does a living wage mean to a low-income family? Our contributor Jill Jordan Sieder brings us the story of one Atlanta family struggling through …
Nomen Est Omen
Co-published with Believer Magazine. In low-income communities, a nickname becomes a means to combat hardship — and an avenue for reinvention.
Photographer Johanne Rahaman Documents Black Florida
Co-published with the Broward Palm Beach New Times. From Trinidad to Miami, photographer Johanne Rahaman showcases the beauty of Black …