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Tag: Poverty

The true cost of food is far higher than what you...

Kathleen Merrigan, Arizona State University After several years of pandemic-driven price spikes at the grocery store, retail food price...

Teenagers often know when their parents are having money problems −...

Jamie Hanson, University of Pittsburgh When parents try to shield their kids from financial hardship, they may be doing...

Philadelphia’s minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 an hour since...

Michael O'Bryan, Drexel University and Alicia Atkinson, Drexel University In Philadelphia, the poorest big city in the U.S., the...

Marriage is not as effective an anti-poverty strategy as you’ve been...

Eleanor Brown, Fordham University; June Carbone, University of Minnesota, and Naomi Cahn, University of Virginia Brides.com predicts that 2024...

For some NBA draftees who overcame adversity, making the transition to...

Rob Book, University of Southern Denmark When a young athlete is drafted into the NBA – as 58 players...

Food insecurity already affects 12 million US homes – and reductions...

Hilary Seligman, University of California, San Francisco Millions of Americans struggle to afford healthy meals and nutritious food. Known...

Barbara Kingsolver’s ‘Demon Copperhead’ and the enduring devastation of the opioid crisis

William Nash, Middlebury Barbara Kingsolver’s literary honors range from the National Book Prize of South Africa to the PEN/Faulkner...

Four things that cost more if you’re already poor – and some...

Sara Davies, University of Bristol As the UK faces the sharpest increase in the cost of living in a...

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