Poverty in the us

Politics of Poverty blog

Charging up the “deportation machine”

As the Trump administration makes good on its promise to ramp up ICE workplace raids, the damage ripples far and wide. Families are torn apart, industries are drained of workers, and communities are suffering economic and social hits.

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Welcoming progress for poultry workers in the US

Working in a poultry plant is tough. But it just may be getting better—finally. This past year brought some light to the darkness (and the cold, noise, and wet). for poultry plant workers. We look back at a significant year…