May 20, 2013, 11am PDT
From 2000-2011 the number of poor Americans living in the suburbs increased at a rate double that of the country's cities. The result is that more poor people now live in the suburbs than in cities. A new book examines this troubling trend.
July 9, 2012, 9am PDT
An editorial in The New York Times looks at the dramatic growth of poverty in America's suburbs over the last decade, and asks if the government safety net is up to the challenge.
February 16, 2012, 8am PST
As the debate over the size and scope of federal and state governments heats up entering the 2012 election season, <em>The New York Times</em> presents a comprehensive look at how such services are currently dispersed across the country.