Poverty

The Looming Eviction Crisis

Housing expert and best-selling author Matthew Desmond tells Democracy what’s coming. It isn’t pretty.

By Matthew Desmond

Child Poverty and COVID

The tragic cost borne by these invisible Americans.

By Jeff Madrick

The Baby Boomers' Unfinished Business

We haven't been paying our way. It's time we cleaned up the ledger.

By Paul Taylor

Pay Them More

Listen to Democracy board member Nick Hanauer's straight talk in this BBC interview about why workers are angry.

By The Editors

They’ll Always Have Welfare

The right’s addiction to blaming benefits shows no signs of abating.

By Elbert Ventura