Extreme poverty isn’t natural, it’s created — Jason Hickeljasonhickel.org/blog/2021/3/28/extreme-poverty-isnt-natural-it-is-created
New research questions the dominant narrative about long-term poverty trends.
Inside the ‘Covid Triangle’: a catastrophe years in the making | Free to read | Financial Timesft.com/content/0e63541a-8b6d-4bec-8b59-b391bf44a492
Three east London boroughs were already at breaking point. Then the pandemic struck
Stockton’s Basic-Income Experiment Pays Off - The Atlantictheatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/03/stocktons-basic-income-experiment-pays-off/618174/
A new study of the city’s program that sent cash to struggling individuals finds dramatic changes.
The coming war on the hidden algorithms that trap people in poverty | MIT Technology Reviewtechnologyreview.com/2020/12/04/1013068/algorithms-create-a-poverty-trap-lawyers-fight-back/
A growing group of lawyers are uncovering, navigating, and fighting the automated systems that deny the poor from housing, jobs, and basic services.
It Is Expensive to Be Poor - The Atlantictheatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/01/it-is-expensive-to-be-poor/282979/
Minimum-wage jobs are physically demanding, have unpredictable schedules, and pay so meagerly that workers can’t save up enough to move on.
How to End Homelessness - The Atlantictheatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/07/the-best-way-to-end-homelessness/398282/
The first-ever large-scale study on the topic finds that permanent, stable housing can be more cost-effective than shelters.