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Lane Anderson
Lane Anderson writes about causes for the national edition—including issues such as poverty, hunger, and social inequality. She lives in New York City, where she has taught at Columbia University and Yeshiva University. She holds an MFA from Columbia University.

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An online boutique offers beautiful handicrafts made in 19 countries — they're "survivor-made goods" that give former trafficking victims a fresh start and financial freedom.
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Modern manufactured homes could be an affordable housing boon — but problems arise when owners don't own the land their homes sit on.
The world showed incredible generosity to Haiti, but lagging reconstruction shows that money and goodwill only go so far.
Federal officials are being trained to pay more attention to human trafficking, but the practice continues to grow as the third-largest criminal industry in the world.
Teaching people in developing countries to code might break the poverty cycle.
A traffic ticket is a short-term annoyance for those who can pay. For the poor, it can spiral into losing a driver's license, and losing a job.
Tim Ballard is a suburban father of six —one whose day job is traveling the world and freeing children from sex slavery.
Once upon a time in the 1970s, a town in Canada gave checks to its working poor to raise them to a living income. Poverty vanished.
One of the nation's top poverty experts busts myths about American poverty and offers ideas for real solutions.