Politics of Poverty
When local leaders speak, we need to listen: USAID puts forward its vision
The latest localization push at USAID is promising.
Fiona in Puerto Rico exposes, again, how disasters amplify inequality
“No rich person has suffered from Fiona.” —Arturo Massol-Deyá, the executive director of Casa Pueblo in Adjuntas, in the central highlands of Puerto Rico
The water crisis in Jackson has deep roots in environmental racism
The most recent crisis in the water supply system in Jackson, Mississippi, reveals a lot about our country’s priorities—and shines a spotlight on the urgent need to invest in underserved communities. | Privatizing won’t solve the problem—and may make it worse.