Matthew Desmond's Interviews
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,
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
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
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.
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
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.