A new book out this week traces a disturbing rise in extreme poverty to the 1996 welfare law, which has gradually but inexorably gutted the cash assistance safety net for families with children. Continue reading
- May 12, 2014
A ten-year study of the aftermath of one of Clinton’s signature achievements revealed some surprising results. Continue reading
- October 24, 2013 | Blog
Since 1996, the number of families with children living in extreme poverty — that is, on $2 a day or less — has gone up nearly 130 percent. Continue reading
- January 20, 2013 | BlogCould committing to a contract grow and unify the moment against poverty?
- March 7, 2012 | BlogNew reports deliver good and bad news on extreme poverty levels.