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Books

Language Matters: The True Definition of the “Working Class”

A refutation of J. D. Vance's portrayal of the working class in his book, Hillbilly Elegy, using Steven Stoll's Ramp Hollow.

Culture

Gladys Kalibbala Reminds Us That One Person Can Make a Difference

We're taking a moment to appreciate the selfless work of Gladys Kalibbala, a woman who is changing lives through her endless compassion and generosity.

Issues

The Homeless Are Human, Too: 10 Books to Understand Homelessness

Most of Hollywood tends to drop the ball when it comes to issues of homelessness. These ten books help readers to properly empathize this important issue.

Issues

How to Actually Make a Difference in the Widespread Poverty Crisis

This excerpt from Leila Janah's book, Give Work, discusses the problems with how we currently deal with the poverty crisis and how to fix it.

Books

A Pivotal Past: 7 Essential 1967 Detroit Riot Books to Read Now

With the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit Riot upon us, here are seven essential books to help readers connect the turbulent past with our present.

Issues

Matthew Desmond on How Housing is Ignored in the Poverty Discussion

Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted, looks at housing statistics and evictions in America, and the demographics that are disproportionately impacted.