#Inequality

  • Article: Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds
    Water & Sanitation

    Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds

    By Jerica Deck  and  Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    More than 2.1 billion people around the world lack access to clean water. Read more

  • Article: White People Cause Most Air Pollution in US, but Black and Hispanic Communities Suffer: Report
    Environment

    White People Cause Most Air Pollution in US, but Black and Hispanic Communities Suffer: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 12, 2019

    “There are more deaths from air pollution than from murders and car crashes combined.” Read more

  • Article: We Need to Tackle Poverty and Inequality to End the HIV Epidemic in the US
    OpinionHealth

    We Need to Tackle Poverty and Inequality to End the HIV Epidemic in the US

    Feb. 14, 2019

    Rates of HIV diagnoses have remained stable — but not among all groups. Read more

  • Article: Pret a Manger Is Opening a Hostel for Homeless People in London
    Citizenship

    Pret a Manger Is Opening a Hostel for Homeless People in London

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 8, 2019

    It’s a “first for the food industry in the UK.” Read more

  • Article: Microsoft Will Spend $500 Million to Improve Affordable Housing in Seattle
    Citizenship

    Microsoft Will Spend $500 Million to Improve Affordable Housing in Seattle

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 17, 2019

    “A healthy business needs to be part of a healthy community.” Read more

  • Article: Millions of College Students Don’t Have Enough to Eat: Report
    Food & Hunger

    Millions of College Students Don’t Have Enough to Eat: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 9, 2019

    “We have to stop pretending like living expenses are not educational expenses.” Read more

  • Article: $2.6 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year — And It Hurts the Poor the Most
    Citizenship

    $2.6 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year — And It Hurts the Poor the Most

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 11, 2018

    “I call on leaders everywhere to listen.” Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Says Selling Water Is 'Incompatible' With Human Rights
    Water & Sanitation

    Pope Francis Says Selling Water Is 'Incompatible' With Human Rights

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 9, 2018

    His latest words fit into a broader framework of critiquing inequality. Read more