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Why cash payments aren’t always the best tool to help poor...

Heath Henderson, Drake University The concept is simple and seductive: Give people cash, lift them out of poverty. It’s...

Child poverty in the U.S. could be slashed by monthly payments...

Joya Misra, University of Massachusetts Amherst Which former president pitched a Family Assistance Plan to the American people that...

5 ways Biden can help rural America thrive and bridge the...

Ann Eisenberg, University of South Carolina; Jessica A. Shoemaker, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Lisa R. Pruitt, University of California, Davis It’s no secret that rural...

A hospital that prescribes free nutritious food to families who need...

Diana Cuy Castellanos, University of Dayton Being food-insecure – unable to get enough nutritious food to meet your needs – can take a toll on...

African American teens face mental health crisis but are less likely...

Rebecca Klisz-Hulbert, Wayne State University Black youth in the U.S. experience more illness, poverty, and discrimination than their white counterparts. These issues put them at...

Income inequality is getting worse in US urban areas

Brian Thiede, Pennsylvania State University; David L. Brown, Cornell University; Jaclyn Butler, Pennsylvania State University, and Leif Jensen, Pennsylvania State University Income inequality has increased...

Transgender Americans are more likely to be unemployed and poor

Christopher Carpenter, Vanderbilt University and Gilbert Gonzales, Vanderbilt University The United States Supreme Court will issue a ruling this year in a landmark case that...

What role do assets play in understanding rural poverty?

Dan Brockington, University of Sheffield One of the clearest trends in wealth and poverty in Tanzania is shown by the slow decline in rural poverty...

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Can you be Christian and support the death penalty?

Mathew Schmalz, College of the Holy Cross Pope Francis has declared the death penalty “inadmissible.” This means that the death penalty should not be used...