We have a cockeyed view of poverty in America.
It's time to raise the minimum wage and peg it to inflation.
The government should expand the food stamp program, not shrink it.
Millionaire lawmaker Stephen Fincher is pushing for cuts to food stamps and increases in subsidies that will pad the Tennessee Republican's own bottom line.
Food stamps are under attack.
The suburbs have become the fastest-growing home of American poverty.
By outlawing dumpster diving, Houston is making life impossible for the most vulnerable.
Payday borrowers are trapped in a spiral of revolving loans and compounding penalties.