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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The growing income gap has cost Social Security $1 trillion over 30 years, report says.
A prosthetic hand can cost thousands of dollars. Now anyone can make their own mechanical hand for a fraction of the price using a 3D printer.
Across the board, American households are still recovering from the recession, but white households are recovering much faster.
Over 3 million Americans have been out of work for 27 weeks or longer. How do they get back in the game after hopelessness sets in?
In the 1990s, Chicago experimented with moving poor African-American families out of their blighted neighborhoods. Today, those families have fewer children in jail and more in college. What can we learn from C...
Home ownership in America has reached an all-time low. What does it mean for wealth creation?
The number of low-income students in schools has been on the rise for years, and according to a study released last week, most students in American schools now come from poor households.
Teens from Baltimore and Johannesburg, South Africa, viewed their communities more negatively than teens in India and Nigeria, especially for health and safety.
Watch out Bill Gates — donor-advised funds are like foundations for average people, and they are growing faster than gifts from billionaire philanthropists.
Many of America's brightest kids miss out on going to the best schools for one reason — they don't have good information about what top colleges offer, and what they cost.