A new federal antipoverty program for both rural and urban areas is part of the solution, but the power of Big Ag, lack of internet and struggling towns need attention, too.
Although Niger's quest for entrenching democracy is a good development, poverty and insecurity are obstacles.
US cities began naming streets in Black neighborhoods for Martin Luther King Jr. after his 1968 assassination. Researchers studying these areas 50 years later found entrenched deprivation.
The country still has a way to go in addressing the challenges of social inequity. But there has been some progress in every sphere of government.
The creation of resources that are shared, accessible, and collectively owned and managed by communities has become a way for social entrepreneurs to contribute to community development.
New Zealand scores well against other countries — especially over its handling of the pandemic — but there are still areas that need improving.
Dayton Children’s Hospital has begun to screen patients and their families for food insecurity, referring many of them to its 'Food Pharm.'
Stunned by the health crisis, the United States is marked by a sharp rise in inequality. Between the beginning and the end of his mandate, Donald Trump will indeed have seen the country become poorer.
Interviews with a diverse range of young people in Edinburgh and London, aged 18-26, reveal their experiences both before and during the pandemic.
A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.
Your view depends on whether you see poverty as the result of individual or policy failings.
The government has boosted funding for mental health services in light of the pandemic. But will these extra services get to where they are most needed?
Canadians' publicly funded post-secondary education system has been eroded over time, diminishing the promise it once held to protect people from poverty. We should demand change.
In politics, what lifts you up can drag you down. To avoid that, Jacinda Ardern's Labour government will have to examine its political soul.
Despite the success of relief efforts by the government and civil society, it’s clear that hunger and food insecurity remain at disturbingly high levels in households.
Emergency welfare relief during the pandemic shows 'transformational' child poverty action is politically and economically possible.
Emergency relief measures were operational for six months and are due to end soon. But the impacts of COVID-19 will be felt long after.
Hope – tied to action – can be a powerful catalyst for success.
New risk models show nearly twice as many properties are at risk from a 100-year flood today than the government's flood maps indicate.
From policy to performance, a panel of five political experts analyses the first televised leaders' debate of the 2020 New Zealand election campaign.