#Poverty

  • Article: Walmart Employees Are Getting a Raise — But Still Live in Poverty
    Finance & Innovation

    Walmart Employees Are Getting a Raise — But Still Live in Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 11, 2018

    $11 an hour translates to roughly $22,000 a year, below the federal poverty line. Read more

  • Article: Louisiana Knows Thousands Should Be Relocated. But No Funds Exist.
    Environment

    Louisiana Knows Thousands Should Be Relocated. But No Funds Exist.

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 8, 2018

    It’s a problem faced all around the world. Read more

  • Article: It's 'Fat Cat Thursday' — The Day Top CEOs Will Already Have Out-Earned The Rest of Us
    Citizenship

    It's 'Fat Cat Thursday' — The Day Top CEOs Will Already Have Out-Earned The Rest of Us

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 4, 2018

    It’s not as cute as it sounds. Read more

  • Feature: What I Learned About My Donated Stuff After I Got a Facebook Message From Tunisia
    FeatureOpinionCitizenship

    What I Learned About My Donated Stuff After I Got a Facebook Message From Tunisia

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 14, 2017

    Months after I gave my bag to a local charity, I found out it had made its way to Tunisia. Read more

  • Article: Women Forced Into Sex to Pay Hospital Bills in Parts of Asia, Africa
    Health

    Women Forced Into Sex to Pay Hospital Bills in Parts of Asia, Africa

    By Andrew McMaster|Dec. 11, 2017

    Hospitals are detaining patients because they can’t afford health care. Read more

  • Article: Tory MP Breaks Down Over 'Desperate' Story of Family Invited to a Funeral Just so They Could Eat
    Citizenship

    Tory MP Breaks Down Over 'Desperate' Story of Family Invited to a Funeral Just so They Could Eat

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 6, 2017

    The family's “destitution” was caused by the rollout of universal credit. Read more

  • Article: This ‘Giving Christmas Tree’ Is Doing Something Beautiful for Kids in Glasgow
    Citizenship

    This ‘Giving Christmas Tree’ Is Doing Something Beautiful for Kids in Glasgow

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Dec. 6, 2017

    And it’s giving us all the feels. Read more

  • Article: This 709-Carat Diamond Just Sold for $6.5M – And All  Profits Will Go Back to Sierra Leone
    Citizenship

    This 709-Carat Diamond Just Sold for $6.5M – And All Profits Will Go Back to Sierra Leone

    By Andrew McMaster|Dec. 5, 2017

    “What’s the value of the life of a child of Sierra Leone? What’s the price of clean water?” Read more