Feb 28, 2012
Many who are technically living above the poverty line in the United States actually can’t afford to pay for basic needs like clothing and food.
Feb 27, 2012
College dropouts don’t get the job, earnings and career benefits of postsecondary education, but they do get a student loan repayment book.
Feb 27, 2012
Daryl Snell and Angel Rogers live just above the poverty line. In their own words, the choices they make and the challenges they face.
Feb 24, 2012
Reporter Mitchell Hartman discusses the need for Marketplace's new Wealth & Poverty desk.
Feb 9, 2012
Walter Mosley's new book, "All I Did Was Shoot My Man," is more than a mystery novel. Both Mosley and his recurring protagonist, Leonid McGill, take on issues of economic injustice, inequality and the inevitable world of capitalism we live in.
Jan 31, 2012
More than 40 percent of Americans are too "asset poor" to weather a job loss for three months.
Jan 20, 2012
Is Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich justified in calling President Obama the "Food Stamp President?"
Jan 4, 2012
School-subsidized lunch programs report staggering numbers of students in need of help.
Dec 15, 2011
Unemployment and foreclosures have forced many more households to cut budgets to the bone this year. How some families are coping with the holidays now that they're no longer middle class.