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Insurance is part of the solution, but not the whole solution.

May 28, 2015

But among those still having trouble covering their bills, nearly three-quarters report forgoing needed health care because they can't afford it.

Over half of public school students are low-income—and this poverty growth spurt shows little sign of abating. But mapping this disadvantage shows that it’s not evenly spread across the country.

May 13, 2015

From Protest to Policy

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From Protest to Policy

Our researchers offer evidence-based solutions to some of the problems faced by poor, mostly minority communities in Baltimore and other US cities.

McJobs Are Not in Our Future

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McJobs Are Not in Our Future

We probably won't see a big shift to low-skilled services or significant growth in manufacturing and other blue-collar employment. Here's why.

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9 Charts About Wealth Inequality in America

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9 Charts About Wealth Inequality in America

Why hasn’t wealth inequality improved over the past 50 years? 

Dropping Out and Clocking In

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Dropping Out and Clocking In

Nearly 30 percent of young people between the ages of 16 and 18 who have left school without a high school diploma are working and not in school.