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We’re wealthier now than we’ve ever been — but it’s mainly people at the top who are benefiting.
What would it take to dramatically increase mobility from poverty?
The federal government provides loans to students to attend colleges from which most students fail to graduate or have low earnings, even with a degree.
It's easy to exaggerate how much changes in appropriations explain and are reflected in tuition increases.
A January 2018 survey provides a picture of women’s experiences with family planning safety net clinics like Planned Parenthood.
Community-based organizations play a vital role in addressing barriers to employment and mobility.
The Bay Area's epic housing crisis will likely continue to squeeze homeowners across the income spectrum out of the market.
Dangerous jobs might seem like good choices to young people living in poverty.
Nearly 40 percent of the Bay Area's new Opportunity Zones already receive high levels of investment.

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