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Poverty Tag

Published in The Washington PostI realized long ago that there are two separate and very different health-care systems in this country.

Co-published with The ProgressiveNearly 60 percent of college students report struggling to access basic necessities, including food and housing. A national program is providing emergency funds to …

Co-published with The New YorkerAt an annual dental fair in Philadelphia, Americans wait in line and hope to get through the door.

Co-published with KERA NewsAn 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 The Nation. Our new podcast, Going for Broke, lets Americans living on the edge have the last word.

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 AmericanStatistics suggest they are—but numbers often don’t include the most vulnerable with limited English

Co-published with NBC NewsAs Asian Americans experience high rates of poverty and unemployment, community groups are providing free groceries and meals to thousands every day.

Co-published with The American ProspectA vicious cycle of sleeplessness and financial deprivation persists in low-income communities during the pandemic.

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