Tag: Poverty
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Interview
Airdate: October 12, 2011

The Secretary of Health and Human Services identifies what the current administration has gotten right in dealing with the issue of poverty.

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Interview
Airdate: October 11, 2011

The president-CEO of Feeding America shares her concerns about the poverty crisis facing women and children in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: October 10, 2011

Tavis begins this week of shows on poverty in the U.S. with Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West, who explains why the future of American democracy is predicated on how this issue is handled.

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Interview
Airdate: October 10, 2011

Tavis begins this week of shows on poverty in the U.S. with a theme of “Suffering to Speak,” in which he and Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West explain why they felt it was important to embark upon their 18-city, 11-state Poverty Tour this past summer.

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Interview
Airdate: October 5, 2011

With nearly one in six Americans living in poverty, next week’s series of shows will put a human face on the alarming newly released data about life in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: September 6, 2011

Tavis previews next week’s primetime special: Tavis Smiley Reports, “Too Important to Fail.”

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Interview
Airdate: August 22, 2011

The president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation discusses the organization’s new report, which reveals the shocking number of children living in poverty in the U.S.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
August 13th, 2011

One of our bloggers thinks Barbara Ehrenreich is one of the best voices on the side of the working poor in American journalism. What do you think?

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 1st, 2011

This post was previously published on March 21, 2011 at Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity. Marist College recently conducted a survey to determine what superpower Americans would most like to have. More than a quarter of Americans said they would want the power to travel through time, which tied with mind-reading as the most popular […]

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Interview
Airdate: January 20, 2011

In the final part of a conversation on ‘America’s Next Chapter,’ thought leaders discuss whether there’s a brighter future for the next generation.

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