Can Free Cash Solve Philly’s Poverty Problem?

Last spring, after Congress passed the historic CARES Act, millions of Americans breathed a sigh of relief: With a $1,200 check from the federal government, they could (for now, at least) pay for rent, and medicine, and food to sustain them during the Covid-19 quarantine. But for thousands of Philadelphians left out of the program—like … Continue reading Can Free Cash Solve Philly’s Poverty Problem?