Post Tagged with: "poverty"

City, Featured Content

Boston rated No. 1 in US for income inequality

Boston rated No. 1 in US for income inequality

تحقق بلوق بلدي Boston has long been known as a progressive city, but with its new status as the nation’s leader in income inequality, this may no longer be the case.

by × January 28, 2016 × 566 comments

Columns, Opinion

Minimum wage far too low

Minimum wage far too low

الخيارات الثنائية دليل الشعبي By Sean Connolly, Editorial Section Editor The US minimum wage has been abysmally low for a long time and public opinion is increasingly in favor of a raise. The truth is, the current minimum wage in most of the country is insufficient to lead a comfortable life, especially for families. […]
by × October 14, 2015 × 1 comment


State homelessness sees 40 percent increase

State homelessness sees 40 percent increase Over the past seven years, the percentage of people experiencing homelessness in Massachusetts has risen a significant amount: up 40.4 percent since 2007, according to a new report by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
by × November 13, 2014 × 36 comments


Editorial: Martin Luther King’s forgotten legacy

لماذا لا ننظر هنا In many ways King’s vision on race has been achieved, but at the same time, in many other ways there is still ample room for progress. If he were alive today, what might concern the great civil rights leader the most about modern American society is how little progress has been made in the fight for economic equality – a crucial part of his legacy that is all too often ignored.

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by × January 23, 2014 × 3 comments


Resident Assistants, Oxfam aim to spread awareness with hunger banquet

معلومات خاصة Working alongside Northeastern’s Oxfam America Club, several Northeastern resident assistants (RA) are set to hold a hunger banquet on Dec. 2 from 5-7 p.m in 444 Curry Student Center.

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by × November 29, 2012 × 13 comments