FORWARD>

We are excited to announce the publication of Forward>, our new bi-annual journal providing a variety of perspectives and critiques focused on policy, poverty and perspective on Chicago’s West Side. The featured content was written to inspire our readers to think differently and identify innovative and systemic solutions toward eliminating concentrated poverty.

Issue #2 / Summer 2016

WELCOME
IN THIS ISSUE
CITIES ON THE RUN
STUDY: TROUBLED CHICAGOYOUTH MORE LIKELY TO DIE VIOLENTLY THAN SOLDIERS
WHY SINGLE MOTHERS ARE MORE LIKELY TO GET ILL AS THEY AGE
THE (SINGLE) WOMEN ARE COMING
SOCIAL CONTRACT: ATTACK ON UNIONS
POLICY TALK: BEYOND INCOME INEQUALITY
BASIC INCOME FOR ALL COULDLIFT MILLIONS OUT OF POVERTYAND CHANGE HOW WE THINK ABOUT INEQUALITY
ENDING POVERTY: THE MORAL IMPERATIVE OF OUR TIME
UNCLE TOM OBSTRUCTIONISM
TAKING IT PERSONALLY

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Issue #1 / Fall 2015

WELCOME
IN THIS ISSUE
CITIES ON THE RUN

When Urban Revitalization Evicts the Poor

Chief Policy & Research Officer, Bethel New Life

REPLACING GUNS WITH JOBS

The Path Forward For the West Side Looks A Lot Like The New West Side Innovation Hub

Edward Coleman
Chief Innovation Officer, Bethel New Life

MODERNIZE, RE-AMORTIZE AND DONE

Simple Adjustments to Illinois’ Tax and Pension Policies Would Solve Our Structural Deficit

Ralph Martire
Executive Director, Center for Tax & Budget Accountability

PIKETTY’S CONTRIBUTION TO UNPACKING
INEQUALITY: TIMELY AND RELEVANT

Vishnu Padayachee
Distinguished Professor and Derek Schrier and Cecily
Cameron Chair in Development Economics, School of
Economics and Business Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand

WELFARE REFORM GONE WRONG

An Interview of H. Luke Shaefer,Co-Author of $2.00 a Day – Living On Almost Nothing in America

Kanu Iheukumere
Chief Policy & Research Officer, Bethel New Life

ECONOMIC OLIGARCHY

A Review of Robert Reich’s Saving
Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few

Kanu Iheukumere
Chief Policy & Research Officer, Bethel New Life
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