A magazine on poverty, inequality, and social policy
Editors: David B. Grusky and Michelle Poulin

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A Social Fallout to the Great Recession?
Fall 2012

The Great Recession has had debilitating effects on the labor market. Have the social effects been as profound?

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Monitoring Poverty in the 21st Century
Fall 2011

An issue dedicated to exploring the first major advance in poverty measurement in a half century. Does the new poverty measure tell a new story about poverty?

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Leaders of the War on Poverty
Summer 2011

Which states and cities are winning the war on poverty? And which are making things worse? A comprehensive examination of what works and what doesn't.

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Does Poverty Get Under the Skin?
Winter 2011

Can poverty literally get "under the skin?" An issue devoted to unpacking the relationship between poverty and toxic stress.

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Is This Executive Paid Too Much?
Summer 2010

An issue tackling the problem of executive pay. The top experts weigh in on whether executives are being paid more – or less – than a competitive market price.

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The Obama Effect
Spring 2010

Is there an "Obama effect" leading to a new future for inequality? An assessment of whether the Obama administration is serious about taking on inequality.

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Are Green Jobs a Silver Bullet?
Fall 2009

An issue taking on the future of poverty in a green economy. Are green jobs a silver bullet? Can they grow the economy and reduce poverty and inequality?

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Going Global
Spring 2009

An issue on antipoverty lessons from around the world. Is it time to "go global?" Is there a pathway to poverty reduction that could work here?

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Reconstructive Surgery
Winter 2009

Designing health care for everyone: How do we get there? Can we reduce costs and equalize health care and outcomes?

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Can We Fight Poverty During Economic Downturns?
Summer 2008

How can we fight poverty during economic downturns? Is growth the best poverty antidote? Or can more be done?

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A New War on Poverty?
Winter 2008

Is it time for a new War on Poverty? The presidential contenders weigh in with their poverty platforms..