Greg Kaufmann, poverty correspondent for The Nation, covers hunger, politics and policy in America. Through his blog, This Week in Poverty, Kaufmann informs his readers about America’s ongoing struggle to address poverty, and offers solutions to eradicate the suffering of those living under its painful conditions.
Kaufmann has been a guest on NPR programs including Here & Now, Your Call, Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, and local programs including The Matthew Filipowicz Show. His work has also appeared on BillMoyers.com, Common Dreams, Alternet, Tikkun.org, NPR.org, CBSNews.com, WashingtonPost.com, and MichaelMoore.com.
Kaufmann serves as an adviser for the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, founded by journalist Barbara Ehrenreich, and the Institute for Policy Studies. Kaufmann graduated from Dickinson College and studied creative writing at Miami University in Ohio.