Unpaid Bills and Utility Shut-Offs Become More Common

In what may be very unsurprising news, more and more people are struggling to try and pay their utility bills. This is especially true this winter, when record-breaking low temperatures and harsh weather conditions have caused many people’s utility bills to skyrocket. Unfortunately, it seems that utility companies don’t have much patience when it comes more »

Film Shows What It’s Really Like to Be Poor in America

A powerful new film shows what it’s really like for the struggling poor and working class families in this country. For some, this may be a bit shocking. American Winter (broadcast on HBO but also available on DVD) gives dramatic first-hand accounts of the families’ experiences, including their worries, fears and the dreams they suspect more »