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In the aftermath of the Great Recession, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY.) have been able to sell the false notion that our economic system is rigged and that the pain caused by the Great Recession was the result of corporate greed and exploitation. We acknowledge the low standards our democracies […]

The report put California’s homeless population this year at 129,972, a drop of 1,560 in the number of people on the streets in 2017. The dip represents the largest decrease in absolute numbers for any state, but then again, California has the nation’s largest homeless population — and the largest overall population. Throughout the United […]

The old images of California’s poorest residents concentrated in rural places like the Central Valley aren’t borne out by new data from the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC). Using the California Poverty Measure (CPM) — which takes into account not just income but also cost of living and the value of social safety net […]

California was given a first-place title this week that it surely doesn’t want. It has the highest rate of poverty of any state in the country, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. As a whole, the U.S. saw its national poverty rate decrease slightly 0.4 percentage points. But the Golden State has […]


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