poverty

Remember Who’s Feeding You Your Oscar-Bait Poverty Porn

When America wants easy, comforting answers, books like ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ — and Ivy League asshole J.D. Vance — provide them

For Guys Like Vlad, Food Stamps Are a Lifeline That’s About to Disappear

When food assistance gets slashed this April, nearly 700,000 people will go hungry — and the male suicide rate will almost certainly rise in response

Do Nips — Mini Alcohol Bottles — Really Deserve Their Seedy Reputation?

Whether you’re flying first class or down to your last dollar, nips, minis, shooters and shots have played a role in nearly every drinker’s life

The Poor-Person Habits You Can’t Shake When You Become Not-So-Poor

Can you ever really shake the experience of being poor, especially when it comes to all the shit you did to stay afloat?

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