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?
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.
Dec 25, 2012 Super PACs spent big money on the 2012 election. But some of the biggest donors didn't exactly get a good rate of return. So, can we expect more big spending the next election cycle?
Nov 30, 2012 Much of the buzz about the fiscal cliff has been about how it will affect the wealthy and middle class. But how might it impact children living if poverty if a deal isn't reached?
Nov 19, 2012 Congress is considering changes in the $80 Billion food stamp program, known as SNAP.
Nov 7, 2012 Conservative super donors fared poorly on Election Day