Pulitzer winner for Evicted Matthew Desmond examines why the U.S. has more poverty than other rich nations. He finds it spends big on social programs, but gives the most to those who need it least.
In his recently published photobook, "No Justice, No Peace," Devin Allen confronts readers with the reality of how little has changed since the civil rights movement.
Over the past decade, the Daybreak Center has provided a place for the unhoused in Macon to do simple things: laundry, bathe, access medical care or even just receive mail. Supporters decided the milestone was worth a party to mark the center’s 10 years of service to the community.
More than 1.2 million people struggled to put food on the table at some point last year in the Washington, D.C. region. Tens of millions more are struggling across the country.
Can we end poverty, provide food for all and otherwise make Earth a better place by 2030? By all accounts, the answer is no. So then what's the point of the Sustainable Development Goals?
Grants are being made available to address areas with "tree equity" problems.
A University of Georgia study finds that lower-income homeowners are at higher risk of wildfire losses and canceled homeowners insurance.
A broken taillight can lead to insurmountable debt for many poor and rural Georgians due to something called private probation.
Poverty alleviation is a complex issue. One solution being explored in Georgia and around the nation is guaranteed income. The simple yet controversial concept of giving cash payments to participants is being tested by a new program serving Black women in Atlanta and, soon, Southwest Georgia.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A conversation about new efforts to help Americans lift themselves out of poverty. Guaranteed basic income initiatives are popping up across the country. Two new programs in Georgia seek to provide impoverished residents with a stable flow of income over one year. Can these programs help tackle inequity?
The poverty-fighting charity points to unprecedented new wealth accrued by the ultra-rich — and asserts that the result of the world's growing inequality is "economic violence" for the impoverished.
An investigation finds one apartment complex in Clayton County has filed more evictions against tenants than any other landlord across metro Atlanta — including during the federal government's pandemic eviction ban that was designed to keep people in their homes and stem the spread of COVID-19.
The government provided Americans with a vital financial lifeline during the pandemic, including through the Child Tax Credit. The help improved lives – but for many it still wasn't enough.
The charity Partners in Health aims to improve health services in lower income places like Haiti and Rwanda. Now it's setting up a permanent presence in the U.S. with an $11 million federal grant.
More than a hundred countries just promised to protect and restore forests. Similar pledges in the past have not succeeded, but forest advocates hope that this effort can learn from past mistakes.