Stories about Poverty

From the poor house to the jail house

A report from the front lines of the penal abolition movement

On the streets, after the Oakland fire

Poor people who lost their homes have nowhere else to go -- and the political establishment isn't helping

Suit: California has illegally suspended licenses of more than 600,000 drivers

Low-income people suffer the most with the state's inflexible laws

The tragedy of poverty

How crushing stress and an uncaring system drive poor women to "bad" acts

OPINION: Queer homelessness, queer shame

When will the mainstream LGBT organizations declare war on poverty? By Tommi Avicolli Mecca JULY 17, 2105 -- Once again, for the second time in a...