The Earned Income Tax Credit may be the most popular bipartisan anti-poverty tool. So why won’t the feds expand it?
Republican politicians with presidential ambitions are suddenly treating people who can’t make ends meet a priority.
Over 55 development, faith, human rights, community, and environmental groups from more than 20 countries teamed up to ask World Bank President Jim Kim to end Bank support for all fossil fuel projects unless the projects are solely focused on directly increasing energy access for the poor.
What scared Washington most about Chavez was not his failures or idiosyncrasies. It was his success.
As state anti-poverty programs around the country confront severe budget cuts, today’s report indicates income inequality has reached an all-time high.
Karen Dolan speaks with Georgetown Law professor Peter Edelman to discuss his decades of anti-poverty work and his new book, “So Rich So Poor: Why It’s So Hard to End Poverty In America.”
The statistics upon which most poverty elimination strategies are based are extremely misleading, and often steer experts toward the wrong solutions.
Congress shouldn’t be gutting our effective Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program when there are still children in our country that are desperately in need of food.
In the name of thrift, Congress has chiseled unemployment, food stamps, housing, child care, and most other social services.
A Critique of the World Bank’s Strategic Framework for Development and Climate Change.