Jul 22, 2013
A factory in Michigan actually pays the state government to bring a public caseworker to the company to help its low-income workers.
Jul 8, 2013
Supporters of social service cuts and "Moral Monday" protesters both cite the Bible to explain their views on helping the poor.
Jun 5, 2013
Walter Robb, CEO of high-end grocer Whole Foods, talks to Marketplace about why his company is opening its latest store in the Midtown neighborhood of Detroit.
Jun 5, 2013
Upscale grocer Whole Foods is opening a location in Detroit's Midtown neighborhood. The area is mostly poor, but many residents are excited to gain access to high-quality foods. Others aren't convinced that the store is catering to them.
Jun 4, 2013
How do you know you're wealthy? Here's what people in a city that's $15 billion in debt had to say.
Jun 3, 2013
While much attention has been given to the achievement of students, little attention has been given to the disproportion in educational opportunities between wealthy and poor children.
May 17, 2013
With one in five Americans on food stamps, some in Congress want to cut back on the program.
Mar 14, 2013
Priority number one for the new pope has been fighting poverty in the slums of Buenos Aires. What effect might he have on the global scene in his new position?
Mar 12, 2013
How many of the world's 3.1 billion workers live on just $1.25 per day -- the global poverty line as defined by the World Bank?