Nearly Half Of U.S. Households Face A Financial Crisis
September 10, 2020 via NPR – A new survey from NPR finds that nearly half of U.S. households are facing serious financial pain during the pandemic.
The U.S. Has Two Economies. How Much Longer Will the Losing Side Stand For That?
August 20, 2020 via The Washington Post – The recession has largely spared knowledge economy workers doing their jobs from home, but the downturn in another layer…
Millions of America’s Working Poor May Lose Out on Key Anti-Poverty Tax Credit Because of the Pandemic
August 3, 2020 via The Conversation – The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is the federal government’s largest cash safety net program for working families with children.
Ten Bucks Left, No Place to Go
August 1, 2020 via The Washington Post – As emergency pandemic assistance runs out, a reporter tracks the stories of ten D.C. residents trying to navigate their…
A Los Angeles Nonprofit’s Call for Homeless Housing Solutions Draws 40 Shelter Ideas
July 24, 2020 via Dwell – A Los Angeles non-profit has launched The Rapid Shelter Innovation Showcase, an open call for architectural designs that can quickly house…
Understanding Homelessness in America
July 6, 2020 via Bloomberg CityLab – This explainer traces the checkered history of policy reforms that got us where we are today.
Racial Repression Is Built Into the U.S. Economy
June 4, 2020 via Bloomberg – Children of black families will earn less as adults than children from white families coming from the same neighborhoods with the…
For Many Americans, Poor Water Access Heightens the COVID Threat
May 21, 2020 via US News – For over two million Americans who lack running water and wastewater services, handwashing isn’t so simple.