The author leveraged her success to fight for both struggling writers and struggling workers. Alissa Quart reflects on her late mentor’s mind, heart and soul.
Economist Valerie Wilson discusses neoliberalism’s impact on racial disparities in wealth and income.
Districts struggle to fill open positions and see new waves of teacher departures this summer.
A three-part series of interviews about the influence of neoliberalism on our politics and economics.
Some powerful business interests oppose government efforts to ensure free broadband for low-income communities.
Reflecting on the changes that have occurred during the pandemic, Dr. Manuel Pastor discusses how society can reverse the bad and build on the good. The future is forged through our every day actions.
Exploring income inequality in the land of milk and money.
Talking about racial disparities is easy — legislating is far harder, governments discover.
Two scholars on a power more transformative than markets or government: people.
In a special podcast series, Mark Kreidler talks to experts and advocates about the economic and racial determinants of health in the Golden State.
Eight hundred low income households are receiving monthly payments through the Compton Pledge guaranteed income program.
From a farm in North Carolina to a desk at Duke University, Pearson now investigates how race and poverty affect public health.
Underpaid and saddled with debt, Vibez maintains a strong work ethic and a hopeful attitude.
Delinquent on her property tax payments and with no savings, Harris’ story exemplifies the widening racial income inequality gap in the U.S.
How the American economy has left many behind and rewarded the few.
For millions in the Golden State, economic inequality brings a different kind of peril to daily life.
Trump’s policies have harmed women, say critics. But his handling of COVID may be what sends them running.
We spent 12 months investigating people’s struggles in battleground states and here’s what we found.
While Republicans rake in cash on tony Fisher Island, Dems in Florida’s agricultural areas focus on getting out the vote.
A new report attacks L.A.’s systemic racism and lays out a roadmap for transformation centered in racial equality.