Economy

Chasing the Dream: Concentrated Poverty

NYU associate professor Patrick Sharkey talks about the issue of concentrated poverty and race.

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January 22, 2015 7:08 PM | Comments
Ai-jen Poo is director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and a 2014 MacArthur Fellow.VIDEO
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January 16, 2015 12:51 PM | Comments

The arrest of powerful speaker of the New York State Assembly Democrat Sheldon Silver, a municipal ID card with cultural benefits and grant winner Ai-jen Poo’s organization to help domestic workers.

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Marisa Wong  |  December 18, 2014 2:45 PM | Comments
While the federal definition of poverty is most often based solely on income, here in the most expensive city in America, there is a growing concern that poverty needs to be redefined.VIDEO
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October 30, 2014 10:56 AM | Comments

The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary A Sloth Named Velcro.

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October 27, 2014 1:29 PM | Comments

The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary “A Sloth Named Velcro.”

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Marisa Wong  |  August 27, 2014 1:16 PM | 2 Comments
MetroFocus producer Marisa Wong reports on supportive housing in the Bronx.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  August 27, 2014 1:15 PM | Comments
Alicia Glen, New York City's Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, joins MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman to discuss Mayor de Blasio's affordable housing plan.VIDEO
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August 20, 2014 11:11 AM | Comments

Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan updates the findings of scientists in the Hudson Valley who are searching for clues about how ticks transport diseases. Flanagan joins host Jack Ford in studio for more on the spread of ticks in the region and how you can protect yourself.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  August 20, 2014 11:10 AM | Comments

Charlie Herman, host of WNYC’s Money Talking – a weekly analysis of what’s happening in the business world and why it matters in your life – moderates a discussion on retirement savings.

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August 15, 2014 4:08 PM | Comments

Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan updates the findings of scientists in the Hudson Valley who are searching for clues about how ticks transport diseases. Flanagan joins host Jack Ford in studio for more on the spread of ticks in the region and how you can protect yourself.

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