The answer depends on what political party you belong to.
Research shows low-income children in NC have just a four percent chance of rising to the top
The economic downtown that followed Egypt's uprising continues to make difficult circumstances even worse for the country's poor.
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.
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.