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New Poverty

Peter S. Goodman

Silicon Valley Homeless Feel The Grip Of Recession's Long Reach | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- The first time Michele arrived at the Maple Street homeless shelter three years ago, she was still driving her BMW 325xi, the ...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Stupid

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

"The Economy Stupid" were the words on the now famous sign in successful presidential candidate Bill Clinton's 1992 war room. Today, that sign should be in the war rooms of all candidates.

The New Faces of Poverty

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

The shadow of poverty has fallen on Long Island, New York, the birthplace of the suburban American dream.