Jun 6, 2013 Upscale grocer Whole Foods is opening a location in Detroit's Midtown neighborhood. The area is mostly poor, but many residents are excited to gain access to high-quality foods. Others aren't convinced that the store is catering to them.
Jul 4, 2013 How do you know you're wealthy? Here's what people in a city that's $15 billion in debt had to say.
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 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 6, 2013 Controversial Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez died yesterday leaving a nation divided over the wisdom of his policies. Both critics and supporters agree that he has changed the role of the poor in Venezuela.
Feb 27, 2013 Taxpayers face a double whammy thanks to the sequester. The budget cuts could delay IRS refunds. That's after the fiscal cliff debate delayed the start of filing season.
Feb 22, 2013 Biomedical engineer worries about the future of her research amid the sequester threat.
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.