#US Poverty

  • Article: 51 Million Families in the US Can Barely Afford Food or Rent, Study Shows
    Citizenship

    51 Million Families in the US Can Barely Afford Food or Rent, Study Shows

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 18, 2018

    Despite middle-class growth, millions of Americans are struggling. Read more

  • Article: Homeless People Are Paid to Clean Up Streets in This Texas City
    Citizenship

    Homeless People Are Paid to Clean Up Streets in This Texas City

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 22, 2018

    The program provided 40 jobs, and collected 3,856 tons of trash. Read more

  • Article: All Over the World Poverty Is Being Treated as a Crime
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    All Over the World Poverty Is Being Treated as a Crime

    By Katie Dallas  and  Sahar Khan|Nov. 15, 2017

    And it has to stop Read more

  • Article: The Pulitzer-Winning Story Global Citizens Need to Read
    Finance & Innovation

    The Pulitzer-Winning Story Global Citizens Need to Read

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 11, 2017

    Want women and minorities to lift themselves out of poverty? Give them stable housing. Read more

  • Article: Here's Why Trump's Budget Cuts Would Cause Widespread Hunger in US
    Food & Hunger

    Here's Why Trump's Budget Cuts Would Cause Widespread Hunger in US

    By Leanne Demery|March 29, 2017

    We should show more love to the lunch lady. Read more

  • Article: For This New Orleans Brass Band, Ending Poverty Starts With Music
    Citizenship

    For This New Orleans Brass Band, Ending Poverty Starts With Music

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 6, 2017

    Global Citizen spoke with the Soul Rebels about art and poverty in the “Big Easy.” Read more