Jan 8, 2014 The 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's declaration of the War on Poverty.
Jan 7, 2014 Three quarters of the world's poor live in middle-income countries.
Oct 30, 2013 The National Black Child Development Institute says the conversation around poverty and success in the African-American community needs to be shifted.
Oct 25, 2013 Just being poor can impair a person's cognitive functions.
Sep 23, 2013 As cities move from carpool lanes to toll lanes to ease highway congestion, one Atlanta group points to the uneven benefits of the plan.
Sep 20, 2013 The U.S. Census released a report on the national median income and poverty rate this week. And Marketplace released a data tool on incomes to tell a bigger story about how we live at any income.
Sep 17, 2013 The Census releases U.S. median income data today. We visit two families to compare what it's like to live at the national median income and local median income.
Aug 19, 2013 Britain's coastal resorts were once the summer playground of its people with funfairs, bands and acres of sand. But the holidaymakers now head for mainland Europe.
Sep 13, 2013 As breaking into the middle class becomes harder, car companies are finding new ways to attract an expanding base of less-affluent consumers. They're offering more small car models with better features than ever before.