child poverty

Desperate Measures

Dec 21, 2022
While Republicans claim to speak for rural America, their policies d keep rural people and their children in desperate circumstances.
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Truthdigger of the Week: Dr. Kathryn Edin (Video)

Mar 31, 2014
Over decades of studying the lives of America's poor, the Johns Hopkins sociologist has combined analytic rigor and compassion for others to defy popular prejudice and discover the hidden causes of mass behavior.Over decades of studying the lives of America's poor, the Johns Hopkins sociologist has combined analytic rigor and compassion for others to discover the hidden causes of mass behavior.

Remember the Children

Dec 18, 2012
America’s children seem to be shortchanged on almost every issue we face as a society. Not only are we failing to protect them from deranged people wielding semiautomatic guns, but we’re also not protecting them from poverty.

Childhood Poverty Soars in Oakland

Nov 30, 2011
Childhood suffering is on the rise in Oakland, where the U.S. Census Bureau found nearly three in 10 children living in poverty, more than double the number recorded three years ago. The city has the highest rate of child destitution in the Bay Area.