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Episode 91: Heat or Eat


Episode 91: Heat or Eat

July 18th, 2017

Millions of Americans struggle to pay their utility bills, and some families are even forced to choose between groceries or energy bills. Professor Tony Reames lays out energy’s unequal burden on low-income Americans and suggests ways to move forward. For More on This Topic: Read his brief, Improving the Effectiveness of Federal Energy Assistance for Low-Income Households Check out a Q&A with Professor Reames about his energy justice work Further Reading: Assessing the Accomplishments of the War on Poverty, Martha J. Bailey, University of Michigan, Sheldon Danziger, Russell Sage Foundation and University of Michigan Have Reforms in U.S. Housing Assistance Reduces Neighborhood Poverty?, Ann Owens, University of Southern California