Desmond Brown


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Mitt’s Snub of the Poor Article
Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a town hall meeting in Florida in October 2011. (AP/Reinhold Matay)

Mitt’s Snub of the Poor

Desmond Brown matches up the presidential candidate’s rhetoric with his safety-net-shredding policy proposals.

Desmond Brown

The Young and the Jobless Article
Teenagers fill out summer job applications at a library. (AP/Nati Harnik)

The Young and the Jobless

Proposed cuts to jobs programs will stifle employment options and create further economic hardship for low-income youth, writes Desmond Brown.

Desmond Brown