May 17, 2013 With one in five Americans on food stamps, some in Congress want to cut back on the program.
May 7, 2013 You asked us about numbers in a story about black wealth. Here's the outcome.
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?
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Mar 8, 2013 A new viral video called "Wealth Inequality in America" has put a spotlight on CEO pay.
Mar 8, 2013 You may have been forwarded an unusual YouTube video this week, based on an economic analysis of income inequality. But where did it come from?
Mar 1, 2013 The racial wealth gap in the United States has tripled in the past 25 years.
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.
Mar 13, 2013 With nearly 50 million Americans living beneath the poverty line, we put poverty into perspective with today's quiz.
Jan 11, 2013 When money is tight, people are all too aware of every cent. Commentator Kristin Wong grew up this way and she says it's shaped both how she thinks about money and how she thinks about herself.