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Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn on hope for addressing poverty in Oregon and America

The journalism careers of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have taken them to far parts of the globe, filing stories and co-authoring books on the economic rise of China and the status of women and girls in developing countries. Their work also earned .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2020

Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn on poverty in Oregon

The journalism careers of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have taken them to far parts of the globe, filing stories and co-authoring books on the economic rise of China and the status of women and girls in developing countries. Their work also earned .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2020

Kristof on covering "invisible America"

Does the Trump-addicted news media need an "intervention?" Nicholas Kristof talks with Brian Stelter about the balancing act. Kristof says the press should make more time for "invisible America.".....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMay 13th, 2018

The way the US measures poverty is outdated, misleading, and could leave millions of Americans without the help they need to make it through the pandemic

In America, we measure poverty using models that are over 50 years old, which leaves scores of low income people out of the equation. Making sure that poverty is corre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 18th, 2020

Five Things for Monday, including Portland"s cautious reopening

Good morning. Hope you had a relaxing Fourth and that you're ready for Monday. Here are today's Five Things. While we were on a three-day weekend, the coronavirus did not take a break. The Oregon Health Authority reported three consecutive days.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2020

Next Avenue: How grim is the outlook for aging in America?

Three experts weigh in on funding, the pandemic and other concerns; and a few rays of hope......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 24th, 2020

All the visceral ways black women in America have been hurt by the coronavirus unemployment crisis

Joe Raedle / Getty Images Research from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's nonprofit Lean In shows that black women are among the hardest hit by the coronavirus unemployment crisis.  The survey of mor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 1st, 2020

Layoffs turning from temporary to permanent across America

Even as they hope for a speedy recovery, companies plan for a slow one......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 6th, 2020

Layoffs start turning from temporary to permanent across America

Even as they hope for a speedy recovery, companies plan for a slow one......»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 6th, 2020

Layoffs start turning from temporary to permanent across America

Even as they hope for a speedy recovery, companies plan for a slow one......»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 6th, 2020

Next on tap for Oregon craft brewers: barrels and barrels of troubled loans

The economic rebound of the past decade led to the emergence of a fast-growing cornerstone to virtually every Main Street in America: the local brewery. It appears the nation's bar tab is coming due as fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic intensifies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 7th, 2020

Oregon Symphony CEO on furloughs, losses and hope for the future

Concerts are now canceled through at least May 11......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

‘Elbow bumps’ instead of handshakes, wearing gloves to use ATMs and avoiding holy water in church. How coronavirus is changing daily life in America

‘Let’s take the approach of an abundance of caution and hope for the best,’ one doctor said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 4th, 2020

‘Elbow bumps’ instead of handshakes and avoiding holy water in church. How coronavirus is changing daily life in America

‘Let’s take the approach of an abundance of caution and hope for the best,’ one doctor said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 4th, 2020

Poverty in America

Defining 'what is poor'       Defining 'what is poor'       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 2nd, 2020

Why It"s So Hard To Escape America"s "Anti-Poverty" Programs

Why It's So Hard To Escape America's "Anti-Poverty" Programs Authored by Justin Murray via The Mises Insti.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 21st, 2020

I ate at one of America"s best burger chains, and I hope it keeps expanding outside of the Midwest

Michelle Larkin for Insider I visited C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 15th, 2020

Corporate America is "missing" on diversity, homebuilder CEO says

The business world could get to a "better place" if companies hired more women and diverse candidates, Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer says......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyFeb 7th, 2020

St. Louis Holocaust Museum to build new $18M center

Museum officials hope the new center will be a community asset in addressing hate and bigotry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 27th, 2020

60 miles from college: Lack of education, a way out of poverty, could "kill rural America"

More than 5 million Americans live in education deserts, lacking any college within a 30-minute drive. Few students go away to college, and poverty pe.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 26th, 2020

Falling Through The Cracks - America"s Poverty Crisis Hits Home

Falling Through The Cracks - America's Poverty Crisis Hits Home Authored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, In the trailer for.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 17th, 2020