The latest news on poverty
Challenges to improving one’s economic status.
Some people still attain a decent standard of living even after failing in school.
Median income is declining in the U.S., and inequality is growing, according to a new report.
News on both fronts is breaking almost simultaneously, giving a snapshot of inequality.
We have a responsibility to ensure the well-being of not just to other humans, but to animals as well.
Anti-poverty measures were highly effective in keeping large numbers of Americans out of poverty in the economic crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ranks of America's poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century, erasing gains from the war on poverty in the 1960s amid a weak economy and fraying government safety net.
The gap between the wealthiest and poorest retirees is growing.
Latin America's successful foray into social democracy should be a reminder that social justice need not be ignored in the name of economic efficiency