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
Features related to welfare
October 24, 2013 | The Poverty Line
January 20, 2013 | Perspectives
Could committing to a contract grow and unify the moment against poverty?
December 17, 2012 | The Poverty Line
In a somewhat bizarre op-ed last week on Supplemental Security Income, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof acknowledged, “I’m no expert on domestic poverty,” and then seemingly set out to prove it.
August 28, 2012 | Connecting the Dots
Why the Romney campaign keeps running its blatantly false welfare ads, and what to do about it.
April 27, 2012 | Q&A
Learn about a farmer’s market program that improves diets and supports farmers. Continue reading