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PODCAST: Bank of America settles for $16.65 billion

Aug 21, 2014
Plus: predicting a rise in interest rates and Ebola's effect on Africa's economy.
Posted In: Bank of America, Ebola, poverty, Federal Reserve

Keeping teachers in the classroom

Jul 18, 2014
Public schools are struggling with teacher retention.
Posted In: teachers, schools, poverty
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Obama will see problems on reservations first hand

Jun 13, 2014
The Census Bureau says 27 percent of Native Americans are poor.
Posted In: native americans, President Obama, poverty

How we measure the poverty line(s)

May 16, 2014
It wasn't until the early 1960s that we even drew the poverty line.
Posted In: poverty

Part III: Hungry for savings

Apr 3, 2014
Walmart donates billions to anti-hunger initiatives. Some of those efforts benefit its own employees.
Posted In: Walmart, food banks, Food, hunger, poverty

American presidents and the rhetoric of poverty

Jan 8, 2014
January 8, 2014, marks fifty years since President Lyndon B. Johnson declared war on poverty in America.
Posted In: poverty, LBJ

50 years of the War on Poverty. But which poverty?

Jan 8, 2014
The 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's declaration of the War on Poverty.
Posted In: war on poverty, LBJ, poverty

Is the World Bank a victim of its own success?

Jan 3, 2014
Three quarters of the world's poor live in middle-income countries.
Posted In: World Bank, poverty

Reframing the “risks” of being black

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.
Posted In: poverty, minority children

How poverty changes the way we make decisions

Oct 21, 2013
Just being poor can impair a person's cognitive functions.
Posted In: poverty, Personal Finance, bad decisions

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