Working for President Nixon, Malcolm Peabody helped launch the creation of Housing Choice Vouchers, one of the few anti-poverty programs with enduring bipartisan support.
The last in a four-part series on New York City’s turnaround on poverty.
The third in a series on how New York City dropped its poverty rate to among the lowest in the country.
Part II in a series about New York City’s successful fight to reduce poverty.
Why poverty in New York – unlike in other major cities – is dropping.
How the CFPB broke the back of the payday lending industry.
A new crop of startups aims to out-compete predatory payday lenders.
Affirmative action has survived decades of conservative antagonism, an unfriendly Supreme Court, and attacks by Republican state legislatures, but the institution’s future looks bleaker than ever. While long a staple of the progressive agenda, race-conscious affirmative action has quickly been relegated to the relative fringes of the liberal platform. While both Hillary Clinton and Bernie… Read more »
Congress should convene a new Joint Committee tasked with the job of ending gridlock.
Limit a deduction that benefits mostly the rich and pay a bonus to low-income workers.