Penny Wise, Pound Foolish, but Punitive to the Poor and All People

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts New Orleans  I happened to be sitting next to Washington University professor Mark Rank on a post-Katrina panel at Tulane University a decade or so ago.  In the intervening years Rank’s research into the real costs of poverty have become the benchmarks for assessment that the …

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Quick Reopening of Schools is Key to Recovery if You Care about Your People

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New Orleans   The Houston Independent School District (HISD) has 287 schools. There are 20 school districts in Harris County. Our union represents school workers. We were on the phones with anyone we knew last week in Houston, calling our members to assess their situation and offer assistance in filling out FEMA forms or anything else …

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