Tagged With Poverty

Republican Rep. Ted Yoho denies calling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a 'f---ing b---h,' but apologizes for verbally assaulting her


US poverty fell in April and May due to federal relief programs, even as COVID-19 ravaged the economy, new study suggests


More than a third of Americans are showing clinical signs of anxiety or depression amid the coronavirus pandemic, Census Bureau finds



Personal hygiene is more important than ever, but with businesses closed the homeless are going weeks without proper showers or hand washing


Food pantries say they may have to 'ration' goods as millions file for unemployment and food prices soar


All but 3 people who died from COVID-19 in St. Louis, Missouri, were black



Photos and videos reveal brewing unrest in southern Italy as lockdowns make people desperate for cash and food


Philanthropy is currently a 'Band-Aid on the open wound of American poverty' when it should be tackling larger systematic problems


'A national scandal:' AOC says the US is 'in denial' about the number of Americans actually living in poverty


I spent 5 days in Monaco. Here's what life looks like in a land so wealthy it doesn't even track poverty rates.


2 reasons to pay attention to this year's Nobel Prize in economics: One of the honorees is only the 2nd woman ever to win it, and the team's work focuses on helping the world's poorest people


The 20 worst US cities for financial stability



US income inequality jumps to highest level ever recorded


'Two decades with no progress for the middle class': New census data shows household income is the same as in 1999


England's housing crisis has gotten so bad that children are living in shipping containers, doing homework on the toilet, and eating on floors. Nearly 400,000 more kids could be homeless soon.


The typical American household earns $61,000 a year. Here are 15 states where the typical resident earns even less.



One in 5 children live below the poverty line: Here are the states with the highest number of kids dependent on free lunches


15 astounding facts about Monaco, the tiny French Riviera city-state where 32% of the population is made up of millionaires


How to solve a problem with no apparent solution, according to top problem solver Melinda Gates


A woman asked Melinda Gates to adopt and raise her 2 children, while holding one of them, because she was so poor