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.
Dec 7, 2011
There is growing disparity between the "haves" and the "have nots," but most Americans say they don't think the government should focus on closing the gap
Nov 17, 2011
Higher health care costs could be what's pushing more of the elderly into poverty.
Nov 7, 2011
The number of people under the official poverty line in the United States is higher than it has been in 50 years: more than 46 million people, more...