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When social policy experts create a new intervention to solve some social problem or make people’s lives better, there’s two possible outcomes they’re expecting: either the intervention works, or it doesn’t. But what we forget is that there’s a third … Continue reading
This is the third post in a series of three on the measurement of poverty in the U.S. Hunger takes this bus, too. 1 in 6 Americans struggle with hunger. This attention-grabbing sign began appearing on buses around Boston and … Continue reading
This is the first in a series of three posts that looks at the measurement and politics of poverty in the United States As I reported last week, the poverty rate in the United States in 2010 soared. Under the … Continue reading