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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...

I interviewed 48 bankrupt Americans – here’s who they blame for...

Tess Wise, Amherst College The people arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection had an 18% bankruptcy...

Why are some Americans changing their names?

Kirsten Fermaglich, Michigan State University In 2008, Newsweek published an article on then-presidential candidate Barack Obama titled “From Barry to Barack.” The story explained how Obama’s...

Why universal basic income costs far less than you think

Elizaveta Fouksman, University of Oxford Want to get rid of poverty, lessen inequality and provide financial stability in a world of precarious work? Well, why...

Social Security’s future is safe

Christian Weller, University of Massachusetts Boston Social Security is the bedrock of Americans’ retirement income security. So you may have been concerned by the news...

The bigotry baked into welfare cuts

Sanford Schram, CUNY Graduate Center The budget blueprint the House of Representatives recently unveiled isn’t a carbon copy of President Donald Trump’s proposal, dubbed “A...

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Hard Evidence: can Germany throw Greece a lifeline and save the...

By Gregory T. Papanikos, University of Stirling Germany has sent the message that a Greek exit from the eurozone might be the lesser of two...