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Archives: Poverty

The Rural-Urban Divide in the US in 6 Charts!

By Brian Thiede, Lillie Greiman, Stephan Weiler, Steven C. Beda, Tessa Conroy | (The Conversation) | - - Editor’s note: We’ve all heard of the great divide between life in rural and…
Why Americans are Angry:  The Minimum Wage Trap

Why Americans are Angry: The Minimum Wage Trap

By Peter Van Buren | ( Tomdispatch.com) | - - When presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talks about income inequality, and when other candidates speak about the minimum wage and food stamps, what…
The GOP Race as America’s Hunger Games

The GOP Race as America’s Hunger Games

Nomi Prins | (Tomdispatch.com) | - - Fact: too many Republican candidates are clogging the political scene. Perhaps what’s needed is an American Hunger Games to cut the field to size. Each…