Jason DeParle

Jason DeParle writes about poverty for The New York Times. He is the author of A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century. (April 2024)

A Historic Decrease in Poverty

A Historic Decrease in Poverty

The successful expansion of the safety net during the pandemic reminds us that high levels of poverty are a political choice, not a fate.

Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty

by Mark Robert Rank, Lawrence M. Eppard, and Heather E. Bullock

2021 Poverty Projections: Assessing the Impact of Benefits and Stimulus Measures

a report by Laura Wheaton, Linda Giannarelli, and Ilham Dehry

Thrifty Food Plan, 2021

a report by the Food and Nutrition Service of the US Department of Agriculture

November 18, 2021 issue

The Sea Swallows People

The Sea Swallows People

Fire at Sea

a film by Gianfranco Rosi

All at Sea: The Policy Challenges of Rescue, Interception, and Long-Term Response to Maritime Migration

by Kathleen Newland, with Elizabeth Collett, Kate Hooper, and Sarah Flamm

Cast Away: True Stories of Survival from Europe’s Refugee Crisis

by Charlotte McDonald-Gibson

February 23, 2017 issue

The American Prison Nightmare

The American Prison Nightmare

Among the many impediments to reform has been the gap between the people who make criminal justice policy and those who live with the consequences.

Punishment and Inequality in America

by Bruce Western

Confronting Confinement: A Report of the Commission on Safety and Abuse in America's Prisons

by John J. Gibbons and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach, co-chairs

Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy

by Jeff Manza and Christopher Uggen

April 12, 2007 issue

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