Recent Articles by Lane Anderson
Published: Friday, July 3, 2015 8:36 am MDT
Between 70 million and 100 million Americans — almost one in three — have some kind of criminal record. Criminal background checks can make it hard for them to find a place to live and get a job.
Published: Monday, June 29, 2015 11:26 am MDT
Homeless counts have decreased since 2007 — or have they? New reports show counting methods may be leaving out families and youth.
Published: Sunday, June 28, 2015 7:37 am MDT
Residents need to make $33 an hour, or over $68,000 a year, to afford the average apartment in Los Angeles County.
Published: Thursday, June 25, 2015 3:48 pm MDT
This month, authorities cracked down on four cancer charities that bilked millions. Here's how to make sure your giving gets into the right hands.
Published: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 3:43 am MDT
Catholic leaders say that at the center of Pope Francis' encyclical is a message about caring for "human ecosystems," especially our communities and families.
Published: Monday, June 22, 2015 11:56 am MDT
New data, published after a nine-year, six-country study, offers resounding evidence for poverty strategies that work — and some that don't.
Published: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 2:09 pm MDT
Research has found that social integration is more important for well-being than income, and also decreases poverty.
Published: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 9:03 am MDT
The economy is in recovery. So why don't workers see that in their paychecks?
Published: Monday, June 15, 2015 9:49 am MDT
Baby boomers are facing fewer pensions than previous generations. In 1975, most workers with pensions had a guaranteed lifetime benefit, but today, most retirement plans, like 401(k)s, are based on a worker's c...
Published: Sunday, June 14, 2015 8:24 am MDT
Poor kids have a hard time getting into college. They have an even harder time graduating.