In the News

The Relational Poverty Network and its members in news features, op-eds and letters to the editors.

‘They’ve been invisible’: Seattle professor studies role of black grandmothers in society
Interview and feature on LaShawnDa Pittman’s research in the Seattle Times, February 2, 2018

Shop Here, Not There: Science Says Reducing Inequality Is Almost That Simple
Article by Chris Winters, November 20, 2017

An Unending Cycle: While the city wrangles over policy, homeless people are trying to survive
Article by Real Change’s Ashley Archibald on struggles around homelessness, city “sweeps,” and resistance in Seattle – with partnering contributions from the University of Washington GIS Workshop, November 8, 2017

What Ethnic Studies Means to Me
Op-ed article by Koji Pingry, April 25, 2017

Constructing Home: An Interview with Red Line Service
Interview with Rhoda Rosen, Billy McGuinness and David Morris, August 17, 2016

Why the Left Isn’t Talking About Rural American Poverty
Interview to Linda Lobao, In These Times, October 22nd, 2015

A Network of Change
Rianna Hidalgo, Real Change, July 15th, 2015

Shedding Light on the Complexities of Poverty
Jerry Large, Seattle Times, May 27th, 2015

UW-led network seeks to reframe poverty locally and globally
Deborah Bach, UW Today, May 20th, 2015

The Roots of Poverty
Jeff Maskovsky, New York Times, May 9, 2015

A Look at Argentina’s Economic Rebellion and the Social Movements that Led it
Ezequiel Adamovsky, Democracy Now, November 12, 2010

El Mito del Aumento de la Clase Media Global (The Myth about the Increasing Global Middle Class)
Ezequiel Adamovsky, Clarín, December 12, 2012

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