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Saurav Sarkar & Aaron Noffke

Saurav Sarkar and Aaron Noffke led the research team for the Souls of Poor Folk, an audit of poverty, systemic racism, militarism, and ecological devastation in the United States for the Institute for Policy Studies and the Poor People's Campaign.

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The middle class is starting to look poor, but the president’s Council of Economic Advisers now argues that not even the poor are poor—all the better to cut programs that serve both groups.  Read more

Economic Policy