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Johnny Sestini stands next to his house, which was burned by arsons and rebuilt.

Tiny houses give homeless a foothold

Mar 17, 2015
Greg Kloehn builds homes out of recycled materials and gives them to the homeless.
Posted In: homelessness, poverty, recycling

Poor children, a new majority in public schools

Jan 16, 2015
More than half of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, report says.
Posted In: Education, child poverty, poverty
Haskell University Footpath

The American Indian College Fund turns 25

Oct 20, 2014
The fund aims to bolster lagging American Indian graduation rates.
Posted In: native americans, college, poverty

The numbers for September 16, 2014

Sep 16, 2014
Poverty, Internet drones and space taxis; here are the numbers we're watching.
Posted In: poverty, Google, spacex

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

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