Category: Poverty

The secrets that poverty makes poor people hold – wsg Amy Jo Hutchison of Rattle the Windows

The secrets that poverty makes poor people hold – wsg Amy Jo Hutchison of Rattle the Windows

Rattle the Windows on Twitter: @RattleWindows The Rattle the Windows website is RattleTheWindows.com. Listen to Amy Jo’s interview on the Off-Kilter with Rebecca Vallas podcast HERE. The Congressional testimony that started it all: Learn more about poverty in America at PovertyUSA.org/facts. Contact your U.S. Senator and urge them to pass the Build Back Better legislation. You can find all the […]

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The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals rules in favor of wealth-based, punitive driver’s license suspension scheme

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals rules in favor of wealth-based, punitive driver’s license suspension scheme

The following post was written by Rebecca Ramaswamy. Rebecca is a civil rights attorney at Equal Justice Under Law, and one of the attorneys on the Fowler v. Benson case in Michigan. The Litigation Long Game As a Michigan native, I was excited when my D.C.-based civil rights organization, Equal Justice Under Law, decided to bring a lawsuit against my […]

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Pervasive and Perverse Poverty Porn

Pervasive and Perverse Poverty Porn

The following essay was written by my friend Krystle DuPree, a member of the Washtenaw County Democratic Party Executive Board (among many other roles she has) of which I am the Chair. It is in response to an article posted on MLive.com titled “Ann Arbor area’s cost of living jeopardizes veteran’s efforts to escape poverty“. Since the article was published, […]

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