The poverty rate jumped, and soon the number of uninsured people will rise too. But there's a way we could avoid all of that.
An annual report from the U.S. Census Bureau showed how much pandemic-era aid made a difference.
People Are Sharing Telltale Signs That Someone Grew Up Poor
State-level momentum for universal school lunches has grown in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Southern Poverty Law Center said that the right-wing group is “making waves for intimidating and harassing teachers and school officials.”
A proposal to provide direct cash payments to expectant mothers and newborns could shield children from the long-term effects of growing up poor.
Over the past few decades, salaries and working conditions for airport employees have eroded. HuffPost Live's Zach Carter finds out what has caused this change, and what workers are doing to fight for a living wage.
Cook County will send up to 3,250 eligible residents $500 a month in cash assistance for two years, becoming a leader in the movement for universal basic income.
The same bill getting all the blame for inflation gets some credit for reducing material hardship last year.
The American Rescue Plan lifted 4 million children out of poverty. This legislation didn’t simply make life a little easier for some Americans. It saved lives.