Low Income

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The Sequester's Devastating Impact on America's Poor

It's fashionable to say the mandatory budgets cuts haven't been the predicted disaster. Cuts to programs like Head Start suggest otherwise.

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The Growing Inequality of Home Building in India

Cities are building more houses than ever, but they are priced out of reach for the poor.

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In New York, Low-Income Smokers Spend 25 Percent of Their Money on Cigarettes

And they paid nearly 40 percent of the state's cigarette tax revenue.