Jun 3, 2013 While much attention has been given to the achievement of students, little attention has been given to the disproportion in educational opportunities between wealthy and poor children.
May 17, 2013 With one in five Americans on food stamps, some in Congress want to cut back on the program.
Mar 15, 2013 A new HBO documentary takes a look at how millions of families have been left out in the cold in the richest country on Earth.
Mar 14, 2013 Priority number one for the new pope has been fighting poverty in the slums of Buenos Aires. What effect might he have on the global scene in his new position?
Mar 12, 2013 How many of the world's 3.1 billion workers live on just $1.25 per day -- the global poverty line as defined by the World Bank?
Mar 8, 2013 The recent federal tax increase on the top 1 percent of earners means some of the wealthiest Americans will pay taxes at the highest level since 1979. But the wealthy are also wealthier too -- and their money goes further.
Mar 5, 2013 The latest income tax increase on the wealthy could result in their paying a greater share of income in federal taxes since 1979. Their income has increased even more.
Mar 1, 2013 Some retailers run special promotions to lure customers in during tax refund season.
Feb 13, 2013 During his State of the Union address last night, President Obama proposed to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour.