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What The War On Poverty Got Wrong About Single Moms

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

It was long thought that marriage was a solution to poverty, but new research suggests that impoverished single moms may be better off staying single....

Why Obama's Minimum Wage Proposal Still Isn't Enough

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business

When President Barack Obama called on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 per hour in his 2013 State Of The Union Address, he defended th...

America's Poorest Lost Almost EVERYTHING During The Great Recession

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.15.2012 | Business

Families living in poor neighborhoods lost almost everything during the Great Recession, potentially making it more difficult for them to gain a bette...

How To Improve Access To Free And Reduced-Priced School Meals

Posted 09.07.2012 | Education

A report by Nate Frentz and Zoë Neuberger for the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities outlines steps state and local National School Lunch Program...

Sam Stein

Steven Chu On The 'Very Hard' Decision To Cut Energy Assistance For Poor Households

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With commodity prices rising dramatically in the past few weeks, the Obama administration on Friday offered a new variation of its defen...

INFLATION: Prices Rise At Fastest Level Since Financial Crisis

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

Inflation is back, and it's not limited to America. Prices in developed countries are rising at the highest rate since the financial crisis first ...