Poverty & Inequality News

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
In this corner of northeast Ohio, from Warren to Youngstown, where the old steel mills along the Mahoning River stand like rusted-out mastodons in the weeds, the recession was a final cruelty piled on top of three... More
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
With colleges and universities cutting back because of the recession, the job outlook for graduate students in language and literature is bleaker than ever before.
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.
January, 2010
Economic research suggests that more than 1.5 million workers who would otherwise have switched jobs fail to do so every year because of fears about health insurance.
January, 2010
Instead of scraping by, she has joined the middle class in an increasingly affluent Brazil, her accomplishment made possible by government loans and a booming economy.
January, 2010
Panel to study whether men are favored in area schools' admissions
January, 2010
After an improbable rise from the Bronx projects to a job selling Gulf Coast homes, Isabel Bermudez lost it all to an epic housing bust — the six-figure income, the house with the pool and the investment property.
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.

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