Poverty & Inequality News

February, 2010
For the first time in recorded history, women outnumber men on the nation’s payrolls.
February, 2010
North Carolina, with a student body that is nearly 60 percent female, is just one of many large universities that at times feel eerily like women’s colleges.
February, 2010
Since the 1990s, public housing high-rise buildings have come tumbling down by the dozens across the country as cities replace them with smaller suburban-style homes that do not carry the stigma of looming urban despair... More
February, 2010
American universities became the very best in the world because of the nation’s early commitment to universal high school education. Maintaining excellence at the highest educational levels requires sustaining the... More
February, 2010
urrent public health care systems are not designed to accommodate the varied logistical and cultural needs of men and women who have been incarcerated.
January, 2010
Graciela's parents had barely graduated from high school in El Salvador. Until recently, Graciela herself, who was born in Silver Spring and lives in Riverdale, had never set foot on a college campus.
January, 2010
The nation lost 85,000 jobs from the economy in December, the Labor Department reported Friday, as hopes for a vigorous recovery ran headlong into the prospect that paychecks could remain painfully scarce into next year.
January, 2010
The euro area has joined the United States in reaching a 10 percent unemployment rate as the American economy lost more jobs than expected in December, according to statistics released Friday.
January, 2010
The South has become the first region in the country where more than half of public school students are poor and more than half are members of minorities, according to a new report.
January, 2010
After a largely sleepless night, Cruz Constancia got up Tuesday morning wondering whether this would be the day that she finally stopped receiving dialysis without charge.

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