Taking the census ensures your community gets its fair share of funding — and representation — during the pandemic and beyond.
While Trump’s potential impeachment dominates news feeds, let’s not lose sight of the deep policy changes needed to make this country work for all of us.
Census data asserts US poverty has fallen to 11.8 percent, or 38.1 million Americans. Yet, 40 percent of all Americans can’t afford a $400 emergency.
For average Americans, the U.S. economy hardly merits any kudos. Two new data dumps make that reality even plainer.
Addressing inequality head-on will put our nation’s wealth back where it belongs — with all of us.
As state anti-poverty programs around the country confront severe budget cuts, today’s report indicates income inequality has reached an all-time high.
While the African-American and Latino communities are growing, our fight for civil rights and equality is far from over.
If the United States were to update the way we measure poverty, we’d find that about 28 percent of American families of four are now living in poverty.
It’s not only cruel but stupid to let a noble city like Detroit simply fade away.
The recent growth of black-owned businesses continues the long history of African-American entrepreneurship in response to poverty, high unemployment, and discrimination.
The 21st century has opened with ten years that have seen the vast majority of Americans go backward economically. Just-released Census stats tell that tale–but not the whole income story.
Veterans’ health care bills are bound to soar thanks to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, but the government doesn’t appear to be paying attention.