If you thought you lived in an unequal world before, get ready.
Data and scientific studies show that the relationship between poverty and the disease may not be as strong as you thought.
Persistently low wages, unstable employment, and severe drought conditions have taken a major toll on local agricultural workers and their families. And, that’s hitting young people the hardest.
In the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, Project Fatherhood helps end the cycle of absent fathers and gives men a place to discuss what it means to be dads, partners and sons in one of the city's roughest areas.
There's a lot of focus in this country on making community college more affordable. But living expenses — including transportation, rent and food — are still the biggest barrier between students and graduation.
Geeking out to help end global poverty. (That's meant with the highest respect for geeks.) Tapping great minds to help the world's poorest, Shashi Buluswar leads the Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies at Lawrence Berkeley Lab in Berkeley, California.
Those in the food justice movement question whether the agency’s recent efforts are a superficial attempt to appear supportive of local food and minority farmers.
Sports programs have traditionally served as a way to get more low-income students on the path to college. But many students are being priced out of those opportunities early on.
In 2000, countries around the world came together to agree on a set of standards that would reduce extreme poverty by 2015. In that time, the effort has saved the lives of 48 million children under 5, and cut the mortality rate for that age group by more than half.