Some movies offer an escape from reality. Sunlight, Jr. is the rare film that can awaken us to it.
Many elderly Americans are close enough to poverty's edge that Social Security cuts of any size could push them over the brink.
We're all in this together.
How about a bill banning soda sales at the House of Representatives' cafeterias?
Now isn't the time to cut the supports the economy needs to grow again.
Our nation has a long way to fall before we reach Mexico's level of impoverishment, but some of our lawmakers appear willing to get there faster.
Jill Richardson puts her own brush with food stamps into a broader context.
We have a cockeyed view of poverty in America.