all stories tagged "Poverty"


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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments
What is the state of American poverty today? PBS NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on the less visible but growing number of poor in America’s suburbs.VIDEO
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January 24, 2014 2:48 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 23, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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September 18, 2013 3:19 PM | 1 Comment
This edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with a look behind the jobs numbers that perplex economists and drive the conversation on the campaign trail.VIDEO
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September 13, 2013 3:56 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with a look behind the jobs numbers that perplex economists and drive the conversation on the campaign trail.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  July 31, 2013 4:03 PM | Comments
President and CEO of the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness (ICPH), Ralph da Costa Nunez on his new book on the history of poverty in New York, "The Poor Among Us"VIDEO
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July 31, 2013 4:03 PM | Comments
On the show this week: solutions to poverty, NYC Votes 2013 continues with mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis, what's next in Albany, and New Jersey's new mobile Hall of FameVIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  July 31, 2013 4:03 PM | Comments
For those struggling to get out of New York's growing shelter system, having a mailing address can be one step towards stability. VIDEO
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July 26, 2013 1:40 PM | Comments
On the show this week: solutions to poverty, NYC Votes 2013 continues with mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis, what's next in Albany, and New Jersey's new mobile Hall of FameVIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  March 13, 2013 2:55 PM | Comments
An interactive map tracks 20 years of data on poverty and minimum wage in the US.
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