poverty

Trump’s War On Climate Science Is A War On The Poor And People Of Colour

Trump’s War On Climate Science Is A War On The Poor And People Of Colour

As the White House was preparing to implement deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency earlier this month, Mustafa Ali, head of the Office on Environmental Justice, resigned. A week later, his motivation for departing became clear, when President Trump released a hardline budget draft that called for slashing EPA…

There Are More City Dwellers Living In Poverty Today Than In 1970

There Are More City Dwellers Living In Poverty Today Than In 1970

If asked, most of us would say that our cities are healthier today than they were in 1970. But a new report from City Observatory and featured on Next City contradict that lazy assumption — showing how even more people live below the poverty line in cities than did 45…