Jan 7, 2014 Three quarters of the world's poor live in middle-income countries.
Dec 5, 2013 Fast food workers across America are striking today, asking for $15 an hour. Their employers may not be sympathetic to their cause, but they have a friend in the White House.
Dec 4, 2013 President Obama wants to raise the minimum wage. Good idea?
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 29, 2013 Fast food workers across the country are walking off the job today. Workers are demanding $15 an hour.