The Supreme Court chose not to hear the city of Boise's defense of its policy of prosecuting homeless people who sleep in a public space
America's poor love their country. This isn't bad news at all, despite what some may say, and it is relatively easy to understand why.
Almost none of his key claims are exactly true.
New research devastates the big claims some have made.
Matthew Desmond has an essay in The New York Times Magazine this week that is by turns touching and maddening.
The expansion of the global middle class is good news, but global poverty persists.
Overestimates appear to be the product of unreliable survey data.