Janelle Jones is an economic analyst at the Economic Policy Institute.
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Friday, September 15, 2017
This Year’s Poverty Data Look a Lot Different When You Break Them Down by Race
Yesterday’s Census release of data on income, poverty, and health insurance demonstrated two things: There are policies that work for people who are struggling, and there is still a lot of work left to do—especially for people of color in America. It is encouraging that the people who saw the worst...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Trump’s Spending Cuts Would Create the Black America He’s Been Talking About
On the campaign trail last summer, Donald Trump tried to appeal to African Americans by asking what we had to lose by voting him into office. Exit polls showed that we had a hunch what a Trump presidency would cost us, but now that the administration has released its first budget we know for sure...