Articles tagged with poverty

Maytha Alhassen

Trump’s Muslim ban was not just an abberation: U.S. citizenship has long been predicated on whiteness as it was understood in 1790.

Joseph H. Carens

The moral right of states to apprehend and deport irregular migrants erodes with the passage of time.

Elizabeth Catte

J. D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy has been held up as a guidebook for understanding the 2016 election, but his logic is rooted in an enduring and dangerous myth about race in Appalachia.

Vijay Prashad Mark Nowak

Vijay Prashad on writing, struggle, and hope in difficult times.

Brishen Rogers

Critics of raising the minimum wage claim that it decreases employment, but they are missing the larger point.

Lauren Carasik

A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.

Sujatha Gidla

Sujatha Gidla, born an untouchable in India, tells the story of her family.

Marshall Steinbaum

Capital in the Twenty-First Century raised important questions about inequality that the Ivory Tower would rather ignore.

Brishen Rogers

Each week, another magazine, book, or think tank sketches a dystopian near-future in which automation renders workers unnecessary. Is a basic income the solution?

Anke Hassel

Basic income is a seductive poison that would benefit the margins of society at the expense of the middle class and immigrants.