Published in The Washington Post. I realized long ago that there are two separate and very different health-care systems in this country.
Co-published with The New Yorker. At an annual dental fair in Philadelphia, Americans wait in line and hope to get through the door.
Co-published with KERA News. An ambitious program helmed by Catholic Charities Fort Worth set out to end poverty, but it saw mixed results.
Co-published with KERA News. While some people enrolled in The Padua Project saw varying degrees of success, others dropped out or faced other challenges completing the program.
Co-published with Bloomberg News. Better data can spotlight social problems and identify those in need.
Co-published with Erie News Now. To get a better understanding of what it is like for those who rely on SNAP benefits, Erie News Now's Jamison Hixenbaugh …
Co-published with Slate. Being poor had essentially prepared me for the economic and social effects of the coronavirus with the ruthless efficiency of a bootcamp.
Co-published with Scientific American. Statistics suggest they are—but numbers often don’t include the most vulnerable with limited English
Co-published with NBC News. As Asian Americans experience high rates of poverty and unemployment, community groups are providing free groceries and meals to thousands every day.