Economic Opportunity Commentaries

Locking People Up Makes Americans Poor

Posted December 15, 2014

Two-Generation Approaches: A Promising Strategy for Fighting Poverty

Posted November 18, 2014

Outreach Facilitates New Medicaid Signups

Posted June 23, 2014

The Importance of Tax Policy in the Fight against Poverty

Posted April 14, 2014

The President’s Budget Proposal: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Posted on March 25, 2014

Obama’s 2015 Budget: The Good and the Bad

Posted March 17, 2014

The American Dream and Moving Up

Posted February 25, 2014

Our Tax System Should Be a Tool to Fight Poverty—But Instead It’s Pushing People into It

Posted February 3, 2014

Making Economic Mobility a Priority

Posted January 27, 2014

Testing Innovations Locally to Change the Way We Fight Poverty

Posted December 20, 2013

New Health Insurance Marketplaces Support Work

Posted November 4, 2013

Rejecting False Choices to Protect Vermont’s EITC

Posted October 29, 2013

To Fight Poverty, Fight Budget Battles

Posted September 23, 2013

Winning the War: Poverty from the Great Society to the Great Recession

Posted September 17, 2013

Want to Reduce Poverty? Reduce Incarceration

Posted September 12, 2013

How State Economic Security Policies Measure Up

Posted September 3, 2013

The Role of Community Colleges in Connecting Low-Income Students to Needed Benefits

Post August 14, 2013

The Need for Pathways of Opportunity for Convicted Individuals

Posted August 5, 2013

A Progressive State Agenda to Give Millions of Americans a Pathway to the Middle Class

Posted July 29, 2013

Investing in our Future: The Impact of Federal Budget Decisions on Children

Posted July 8, 2013

The Safety Net: An Investment In Kids

Posted July 1, 2013

Restructuring Municipal Budgets to Fight Poverty

Posted June 24, 2013

A Critical Tool for Families in Poverty: Supplemental Security Income

Posted June 17, 2013

Marriage Penalties—the Dilemma for Low-Income Parents

Posted May 28, 2013

Addressing the Black Job Crisis

Posted May 20, 2013