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    Vice President Harris Remarks on Economic Development in Greenville, Mississippi

    Vice President Harris made remarks in Greenville, Mississippi, about the Biden administration’s record on economic development investments in underserved communities.

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    Tony Messenger on His Book, Profit and Punishment

    Author and Columnist Tony Messenger talked about his book, Profit and Punishment: How America Criminalizes the Poor in the Name of Justice, on the fees and costs of the criminal justice…

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    White Space, Black Hood

    Georgetown University Law Professor Sheryll Cashin argued that U.S. housing policies have created an uneven “residential caste system” resulting in what she calls poverty-free havens and…

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    Speaker Pelosi Remarks at Poor People's Campaign Event

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) made remarks on Capitol Hill following a meeting with the Poor People’s Campaign leaders, who also spoke at the event.

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    Broke in America

    Authors Joanne Samuel Goldblum and Colleen Shaddox offered their thoughts on addressing poverty in America. This was a virtual event hosted by Brookline Booksmith in Brookline,…

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    Engine of Inequality

    Financial analyst Karen Petrou explained why she believes the Federal Reserve holds the key to ending income inequality in the United States. This was a virtual event hosted by the Cato…

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    You're Leaving When?

    Writer and actress Annabelle Gurwitch offered her thoughts on the decline of the middle-class in America. This virtual program was co-hosted by the MJCCA Book Festival In Your Living Room…

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    The Unheard Truth: Poverty and Human Rights

    Irene Khan, secretary general of Amnesty International, talked about her book, The Unheard Truth: Poverty and Human Rights. She argues that human rights and poverty are directly connected…

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    Congressional News Conference on Addressing Poverty

    Representatives Barbara Lee (CA) and Pramila Jayapal (WA) were joined by other U.S. House members and activists at a news conference on addressing poverty.

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    Simon Montlake on Cities Trying Guaranteed Basic Income

    Christian Science Monitor senior staff writer Simon Montlake discussed his recent piece, “Why cities are experimenting with giving people cash payments.” This program is part of a “Washington…

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    Joel Berg on Food Insecurity and the COVID-19 Impact

    Hunger Free America CEO Joel Berg discussed the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on food insecurity.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack held a briefing on the Biden administration’s policy agenda. Secretary Vilsack talked about addressing food insecurity in the…

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    Tenement Museum

    Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an exhibit on how immigrant families coped with poverty and crowded conditions in the 19th and early 20th…

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    F**ked at Birth - Recalibrating the American Dream for the 2020s

    Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Dale Maharidge reported on poverty in America through his travels across the country. This virtual program was hosted by the White Whale Bookstore in…

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    House Hearing on Tax Services During the Pandemic

    The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight held a virtual hearing on free tax services to help taxpayers during the pandemic. Experts and professionals in taxpayer advocacy…

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    Author Discussion on Appalachia

    Authors Sarah Smarsh, Thomas Burton, and Wayne Winkler reflected on life in Appalachia. This was a virtual event hosted by the Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.

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    House Hearing on Abortion Affordability

    A House Appropriations subcommittee held a hearing on the Hyde Amendment and its impact on abortion access for women. Women’s health care advocates testified about the role the Hyde Amendment, which…

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    Tightrope

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn reported on the issues facing the working-class in rural America. This virtual event was hosted by the Boston Book…

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    Clint Borgen on Efforts to Combat Global Poverty

    Clint Borgen talked about the efforts of his Borgen Project to combat global poverty. The Borgen Project is an advocacy organization focused on getting U.S. leaders to do more to address…

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    Heather Taylor on U.S. Hunger and Food Insecurity During Pandemic

    Heather Taylor, Director of Strategic Campaigns for Bread for the World, discussed hunger and food insecurity in the U.S. amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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