Matthew Desmond

Matthew Desmond

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Matthew Desmond 12 Dec 2023 • EN

Story Behind The Story (with Matthew Desmond)

DeRay, Kaya, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week — noise surveillance in the nation's largest city, the decline of youth voters, and unprecedented diversity in president-appointed judges. DeRay interviews Pulitzer prize winning author Matthew Desmond about his new book Poverty, by America.  News Quiet,

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Bethany McLean + Luigi Zingales & Matthew Desmond 29 Jun 2023 • EN

Why America's Poor Remain Poor, With Matthew Desmond

"Poverty will be abolished in America only when a mass movement demands it," writes Princeton sociologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond in his new book, "Poverty, by America." Building on his own lived experiences of growing up poor and continued contact with impoverished communities that "forces [h

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Ezra Klein & Matthew Desmond 21 Apr 2023 • EN

Matthew Desmond On America’s Addiction to Poverty

According to the Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University, 14.3 percent of Americans — nearly 50 million people — were living in poverty in December. The scale of poverty in the U.S. dwarfs that of most of our peer countries. And it raises the question: Why does so much poverty persist in one of the r

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Damian Paletta & Matthew Desmond 30 Mar 2023 • EN

Matthew Desmond on ‘Poverty, by America’

Washington Post deputy business editor Damian Paletta speaks with Matthew Desmond, a Princeton sociologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer about his new book about poverty in America and why such hardship persists in the richest country in the world.

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Owen Jones & Matthew Desmond 21 Mar 2023 • EN

Socialism For The Rich Taken Apart: Matthew Desmond On Poverty

What if we told you socialism does exist - but only for rich people? The acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond has a new book - Poverty, by America - and it answers big questions. Why do we spend lots on dealing with poverty, but without solving it? How has poverty become a profitable industry? Why is

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Jill Grunenwald + Adam Sockel & Matthew Desmond 06 Nov 2017 • EN

Ep. #171 - Matthew Desmond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Evicted

On today's episode, Adam and Jill sit down with Matthew Desmond, who won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction for his book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. Matthew shares the research and experiences that led to him writing this book and how he formed a close bond with the families he writes about.

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