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School food service worker Alina Mendoza stands in the kitchen of Scott Elementary School in Topeka, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 13, 2014 | Blog

A new report aims to raise awareness of the widespread economic insecurity faced by American women and their children. Continue reading

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February 21, 2013 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

In this 2007 Moyers Moment, the activist and writer describes how hard it is to survive when you’re a low-wage worker in America. Continue reading

President Barack Obama holds up a book that he was give by author and keynote speaker Eric Metaxas at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. February 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 17, 2012 | Book Club

What one book would you tell the president to read going into his second term? Continue reading

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November 7, 2012 | Group Think

The author is waiting for President Obama to focus on people who are struggling to get by and to bail out his real constituency. MORE

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May 17, 2012 | Blog

Barbara Ehrenreich says government and corporations use the poor as piggy banks. Continue reading

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March 16, 2012 | Blog

Author Barbara Ehrenreich says poverty’s not a cultural aberration — it’s simply a shortage of money. Continue reading