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Poverty News Roundup: April 16 - 23

It's quality over quantity in this week's Poverty News Roundup, with reports on unemployment, racial disparities in the Medicaid gap, and "concentrated" poverty.


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Posted by Joseph Arthur Polich on Wed. April 23, 2014 11:57 AM
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DOUBLE Weekly Poverty News Roundup - 3/28 - 4/11

This Poverty News Roundup covers the last two weeks of poverty-related news - just in time for your weekend!


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Posted by Joseph Arthur Polich on Fri. April 11, 2014 1:00 PM
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Poverty News Roundup: Mar 17 - 22

Food insecurity, Durham's call for "foot soldiers," and NC's unemployment from different angles comprise this week's Poverty News Roundup!


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Posted by Joseph Arthur Polich on Mon. March 24, 2014 1:08 PM
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Poverty News Roundup: Mar 9 - Mar 15

Child care, "banning the box", food stamps and hunger, and urban poverty comprise this week's fashionably late version of the Poverty News Roundup!


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Posted by Joseph Arthur Polich on Mon. March 17, 2014 4:25 PM
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Poverty News Roundup, March 2 - 8

Food deserts, scarce affordable housing, what happens when boys and girls "move on up," and yoga. We are all over the place with this week's Poverty News Roundup!


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Posted by Joseph Arthur Polich on Thu. March 6, 2014 6:34 PM
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As Heroin Overdoses Spike, is NC Primed for its Own Crisis?

Is North Carolina primed for a potential drug crisis?


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Posted by Joseph Arthur Polich on Tue. February 25, 2014 9:43 AM
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Weekly Poverty News Roundup: Feb 2 - Feb 8

After a brief hiatus, the Weekly Poverty News Roundup is back!


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No Comments | Posted by Joseph Arthur Polich on Fri. February 7, 2014 6:30 PM
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Weekly Poverty News Roundup: Jan 12 - Jan 18

This week's Weekly Poverty News Roundup features WRAL's Every Fourth Child... Still, a documentary about child poverty in our state, several articles on women and mothers, and a trio of animated .gifs on income inequality courtesy of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. And much more!


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Posted by Joseph Arthur Polich on Fri. January 17, 2014 2:18 PM
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Weekly Poverty News Roundup: Jan 5 - Jan 11

The 50th anniversary of the "War on Poverty" made for a big week for poverty news and discussion. This week's Poverty News Roundup features a few more articles on the recent milestone and two other hot topics over the last week: NC's falling unemployment rate and the continued effects of the loss of unemployment benefits.


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No Comments | Posted by Joseph Arthur Polich on Fri. January 10, 2014 11:13 AM
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The 50th Anniversary of the "War on Poverty."

Is the 50th anniversary of the declaration of a "War on Poverty" a cause for celebration or a cause for mourning? Postdoctoral Research Fellow Joe Polich thinks it is both.


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No Comments | Posted by Joseph Arthur Polich on Wed. January 8, 2014 11:18 AM
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