As temperatures drop and winter sets in, tensions are beginning to boil over as this crisis reaches new heights.
We cover how this large influx is leading to chaos and mass frustration among residents and leaders.
We cover the ongoing food waste crisis in America and hear from one tech platform that’s helping to connect hungry people to food that would otherwise be tossed into a trash bin.
Several once prominent cities have struggled to bounce back after a mass exodus of urban residents.
We highlight this ever-evolving lucrative industry and how new laws are better protecting those who’ve been previously taken advantage of.
As of 2022, the average American woman earned 82 cents for every dollar earned by a man. Experts discuss how to better advocate for more equal pay.
Kelsey Wardlaw (who went on strike) about her experience and why unionizing felt like the right path forward.
At the beginning of 2020, there were about 580,000 Americans homeless on a given night, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness. We share the many faces of homelessness and one inspiring story about resilience in the face of several challenges.
We rewind back to the Great Depression, which forced millions of Americans to get creative with the limited ingredients they could afford.
Over the past year, headlines covering workers striking or pushing to unionize have become commonplace. What’s driving this labor revolt?
Stanford University law professor and author Michelle Wilde Anderson joins us this week to explain why these areas have declined over time and how residents have suffered during this downturn.
We speak with two experts about the growing early childcare gap in the U.S. and why bettering the sector starts with valuing these workers more.
Longtime fashion writer and industry expert Dana Thomas joins us to help us understand the labor and environmental crisis plaguing the fashion industry.
We talk about why more young people aren’t given greater direction when it comes to choosing post-secondary schooling. Two higher education experts join us to talk through some of the challenges facing programs and how students can make a more informed and cost-effective choice.
Ethanol is a key additive in the gas that powers our cars and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. But with electric cars gaining popularity – how long will this massive ethanol market survive? How are producers making this process more environmentally friendly?
Across the board, in various sectors, there seems to be a continuous stream of personnel calling a strike or moving to unionize. What’s behind this big labor movement? What defines a union? We answer these questions and more this week on Viewpoints.
For homeless populations and nonprofit fundraisers that rely on in-person cash giving, less cash could mean less money coming in.
In some cities, people are seeing as high as 30 percent increases on monthly rent. For middle and low-income citizens already on a tight budget, it’s impossible to make ends meet – especially as prices for food, gas and other basics keep ticking upwards. We speak with two housing experts about the complete lack of affordable housing in this country and the …
Today, there are close to 11 million vacant jobs in the U.S. – a record-breaking number. Why are more Americans not filling these positions? How is this affecting businesses? What will eventually happen if these jobs go unfilled? We explore these questions and more this week as we’re joined by hospitality entrepreneur, Ravindra Jayara, and senior labor …
In 2020, nearly 40 million Americans lived in food-insecure households. With food prices rising across the country, food insecurity is only set to worsen, disproportionately affecting minority populations. How can people help?
Poverty exists, but it’s hard to grasp what it’s really like if you’ve never experienced it firsthand. Journalist Sarah Smarsh joins Viewpoints this week to share her story of growing up poor in rural America. She shares memories from her childhood and her perspective on how modern culture stigmatizes and traps people stuck in the cycle of poverty.