‘Wealth disparity in NYC is wild fr’: Woman calls out influencers for using Uber in New York while she can’t afford to take the train, sparking debate
‘Nyc rich is a different kind of rich.’
On Oct 2, 2022 by Grace Stanley
‘Don’t deprive yourself of temporary joy for long term financial success’: TikToker urges ‘broke’ people to treat themselves, sparking discussion
'The coffee isn’t what got you here, and it won’t get you out of it.'
On Jun 25, 2022 by Braden Bjella
‘There is no correct answer’: Influencer’s video on buying, selling kidneys sparks debate
'It’s hard enough for poor people...'
On Jun 6, 2022 by Jack Alban
Keke Palmer slammed for implying food stamp holders don’t eat healthily
'What solutions are you offering to make sure they get access to healthy foods?'
On Nov 9, 2020 by Samira Sadeque
This story of a woman applying for a job epitomizes the digital divide
How do you apply for a job online without a computer or an email address?
On Jun 26, 2019 by Katie Balevic
High-end retailer blasted for glorifying poverty with $530 taped-up sneakers
This is insulting on many levels.
On Sep 20, 2018 by Alex Dalbey
Poor Americans are more likely to be sexually assaulted—but we’re not talking about it
There is the financial toll of being a victim that many cannot afford.
On Jan 7, 2018
Ben Carson claims poverty is a ‘state of mind’—and activists are furious
Carson says his mom helped him avoid living in poverty.
On May 25, 2017 by Ana Valens
How poverty perpetuates sexism around the world
'None of us are equal until all of us are equal.'
On Feb 16, 2017 by Samantha Grasso
Reminder: Even white students can benefit from affirmative action
As SCOTUS rejected an anti-affirmative action case today, a reminder that the initiative isn't just about race.
On Jun 23, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara
Bernie Sanders and the difference between black and white poverty
The Vermont senator's comment during last night's debate hit a nerve.
On Mar 7, 2016 by Gillian Branstetter
Bernie Sanders’s Liberty University speech is the most important moment of the 2016 race
The War on Poverty affects everyone—and it's time to make everyone listen.
On Sep 15, 2015 by Nico Lang
Stop shaming Syrian refugees for using cellphones
When in danger, a smartphone could be a lifeline.
On Sep 11, 2015 by Audra Williams
U.K. government reveals thousands died after their welfare payments were stopped
The Conservative government insists that there is causal link between the two factors.
On Aug 27, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw