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50 Years Later, the War on Poverty Working Better Than the Right or Left Will Admit Pt. 1

January 13, 2014

Annelise Orleck: Though the War on Poverty failed to address the structural reasons poverty is so widespread in America, it did bring about badly needed changes including addressing childhood poverty,expanding the social safety net and empowering low income communities of color

Americans Living in Poverty

January 8, 2014
Annelise Orleck: Poor people are the real experts on poverty and any solution to address it should include their voices

Hammer: 'Moral Bankruptcy' Behind Massive GM Recall

August 14, 2013
Frank Hammer: GM worker ties himself to a cross to get embassy’s attention over GM’s unsafe factories, refusal to pay disability claims, and the firing of injured workers.

Plight of GM Workers

August 14, 2013
Frank Hammer: GM worker ties himself to a cross to get embassy’s attention over GM’s unsafe factories, refusal to pay disability claims, and the firing of injured workers.

Actual US Poverty Twice Official Figure

May 28, 2013

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: According to official figures 15 percent of Americans live in poverty, real numbers are over 33 percent of Americans cannot meet basic needs