Photo of bell ringer Carolyn Harper encouraging people to donate

No Cash? Salvation Army Now Accepting Mobile Donations

CHICAGO — Carolyn Harper made her pitch for donations to the Salvation Army with a smile on her face and a bell in her hand, trying to convince shoppers along Chicago’s busy Michigan Avenue that there was “no line, no wait.” “Those red kettle campaign funds...
Author Matthew Demond and his book "Evicted"

Matthew Desmond Digs into ‘Eviction’ at Warnors Theatre

New York Times best-selling author Matthew Desmond will talk about the impact of eviction on the lives of low-income families and its role in racial and economic inequality at Fresno's Warnors Theatre on Thursday night. Listen to this article: https:...

3 Economists Who Study Poverty Win Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM — Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn't in the fight to reduce global poverty. ...